Auction 93, Lot 41

"Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe-Terrestre", Picquet, P. J.

Subject: World

Period: 1795 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.2 x 7.5 inches
23.4 x 19.1 cm

Copper engraved double hemisphere map. Alaska is nearly the correct shape. Tasmania is still shown attached to the mainland of Australia. Nicely engraved with a sunburst and cloud at top.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/6/2000

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