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Auction 94, Lot 47

"Continent Arctique", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North Pole

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

4.2 x 5.8 inches
10.7 x 14.7 cm
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Miniature map of the North Pole on a azimuth equidistant polar projection. Only the landmass outlines shown. The northern tip of the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA is shown, as well as "Terre de Jesso" which is prominently named.

References: McLaughlin #82-1.

Condition: A

Minor damp stains in margins.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/7/2001