Auction 89, Lot 33

"Chart of the Antarctic Polar Circle, with the Countries Adjoining, According to the New Hypothesis of M Buache, From the Memoirs of the Royal Academy at Paris",

Subject: South Pole

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication: Gentlemen's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.7 x 8.7 inches
19.6 x 22.1 cm

A circular south-polar projection including part of southern South America, South Africa and all of Australia (with Tasmania and New Guinea attached to the mainland). The map shows several different coastline for Antarctica based on various explorers and cartographers. Ref. Jolly GENT-166.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $225 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/8/1999

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