Auction 92, Lot 75

"L'Amerique, Meridionale et Septentrionale", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas curieux ou le monde

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 8.7 inches
33 x 22.1 cm

A very attractive copper engraved map of the Americas with three cartouches and a compass rose. The ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA has an indented northern coast with Agubela de Cato just to the north of the island. A partial coastline of New Zealand appears beside the title cartouche. $750-800

References: McLaughlin #135, Tooley (America) #61; Leighly #105.

Condition: A+

Very fine impression and condition.

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $700

Closed on 9/13/2000

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