Catalog Archive
Auction 92, Lot 72

"Nouveau Continent avec plusieurs Isles et Mers", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'univers, Tome I

Color: Black & White

4 x 5.7 inches
10.2 x 14.5 cm

First state of this map of the Americas with "CALIFORNIE ISLE" depicted in the Briggs style with a flat northern coast. The Solomon Islands are also prominently shown, as well as the beginnings of the New Zealand coastline. Two tiny ships sail the seas. Crisp impression. Ref: McLaughlin #85-1. Spot in margin title, map image very fine.


Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 9/13/2000