Auction 92, Lot 80

"De l'Amerique en general", Clouet, Jean Baptiste Louis

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1793 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.6 x 12.4 inches
54.9 x 31.5 cm

Attractive spherical projection with Alaska beginning to take shape in North America. The tracks of Bougainville and Cook are shown in the South Pacific with both islands of New Zealand shown. The Sandwich Islands are shown as where Capt. Cook was killed. There is little detail in the interiors. Panels of French text at sides.

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Condition: B

Minor light foxing.

Estimate: $275 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/13/2000

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