Auction 90, Lot 27

"Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre, Assujettie aux Observations Astronomiques",

Subject: World

Period: 1782 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.7 x 12 inches
45 x 30.5 cm

Appealing 18th Century double hemisphere map. Most of the world is mapped with the exception of the southern coast of Australia and Alaska, which is shown as an island. Very decorative garland draped title cartouche in the typical French style. Ink spot in bottom margin well away from map.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $650 - $750

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/15/2000

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