Auction 90, Lot 26

"Mappe Monde suivant la projection des cartes reduites",

Subject: World

Period: 1778 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 9.2 inches
39.4 x 23.4 cm

Handsome world map on Mercator's projection. Most of the northwest in North America is blank except for a notation and hint of the possible Northwest Passage and discoveries of Admiral de Fonte. Decorative title cartouche. Newer color.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/15/2000

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