Auction 90, Lot 28

"Le Globe Terrestre vu en convexe par les deux Poles, L'Equateur servant d'horizon",

Subject: World

Period: 1787 (published)

Publication: Pretot, Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 9 inches
43.2 x 22.9 cm

Pretty map with North and South polar projections. In the Northern Hemisphere there is a large "Mer de l'Ouest and "Lac de Valasco" nearly connecting with Hudson Bay. In the Southern Hemisphere parts of New Zealand and Australia are mapped. Large strapwork title cartouche, lightly colored in pastel shades. Map is in outline color.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/15/2000

Archived