Auction 92, Lot 32

"Mappe Monde Suivant la Projection des Cartes Reduites", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

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. Outline coloring to show the various races of mankind.

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Condition: A+

Couple of tiny spots of foxing in margins, still fine condition.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/13/2000

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