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Auction 92, Lot 47

"Hemisphere Septentrional pour Voir plus Distinctement les Terres Arctiques…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 18 inches
45.7 x 45.7 cm

A handsome map depicting from the pole to the Equator with good detail, and showing all the political divisions. The map was originally made by the French cartographer Guillaume De l'Isle with his characteristic scientific approach. The Northwest coast of North America is completely blank above California.


Condition: B

Original color. Minor offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/13/2000