Auction 93, Lot 51

"Mappe-Monde sur le plan de l'Equateur, Hemisphere Septentrional", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Copper engraved and hand-colored map of the northern hemisphere on a polar projection. Left and right of the map are climate tables and in the lower right a Parallel Sphere. The Sandwich Islands are named and Alaska is beginning to take shape. The United States are shown confined east of the Mississippi River. Engraved by Andre.

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Condition: A+

One tiny rust spot in top margin, overall fine.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2000

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