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Auction 94, Lot 23

"Mappe-Monde ou Carte Universelle", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: World

Period: 1702 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 9 inches
34 x 22.9 cm
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Appealing world map on Mercator's projection with the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA. Only part of the western coastline of Australia appears, as well as parts of Tasmania and New Zealand. Decorated with three attractive cartouches, one including national flags and navigation tools.


Condition: A+

Couple of tiny worm holes in bottom margin well away from image, overall very fine.

Estimate: $600 - $650

Sold for: $650

Closed on 3/7/2001