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Auction 94, Lot 77

"Amerique Septentrionale", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: North America

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

4.5 x 6.1 inches
11.4 x 15.5 cm
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First state of this charming miniature map of the continent with the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA shown only to about the 40 deg. N. The Great Lakes are open-ended in the west and called "Mer Douce" and there is a north-south range of mountains called "Mont de Suala". Crisp impression with drape style title cartouche. Ref: McLaughlin #81-1


Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 3/7/2001