Auction 92, Lot 35

"[Lot of 2] Mappe-Monde sur le Plan d'un Meridien. Hemisphere Oriental [and] …Hemisphere Occidental", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1784 (published)

Publication: Atlas Encyclopédique

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.4 x 9.1 inches
34 x 23.1 cm

A fine pair of hemisphere maps, each with a large "Rose de Boussole" naming the winds; one with Mediterranean nomenclature. The cartography is current, with the exception of Tasmania still being connected to southern Australia. The United States are shown confined east of the Mississippi River.

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Condition: A

An attractive pair of maps, in fine condition except for faint toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/13/2000

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