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Auction 94, Lot 31

"Mappe Monde Suivant la Projection des Cartes Reduites", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: World

Period: 1778 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 9.5 inches
39.4 x 24.1 cm
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Handsome world map on Mercator's projection. Most of the northwest in North America is blank except for a notation and hint of the possible Northwest Passage and discoveries of Admiral de Fonte. Decorative title cartouche. Outline coloring to show the various races of mankind.


Condition: A+

Couple of tiny spots of foxing in margins, still fine condition.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/7/2001