Auction 92, Lot 21

"Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre et Auqatiques ou Mappemonde en Deux Plans-Hemispheres", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: World

Period: 1695 (dated)

Publication: Petite Et Nouveau Atlas…1697

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.2 x 8.2 inches
28.4 x 20.8 cm

Simple double hemisphere with CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND. Australia is shown with lightly engraved partial coastlines, as is parts of the Antarctic "Terre Australe et Magelanique". Dotted lines indicate political divisions, but there are no place or country names.

References: Shirley 567.

Condition: B

Trimmed outside neatlines and re-margined with heavier paper and backed with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/13/2000

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