Auction 96, Lot 34

"Planisphere suivant la Projection de Mercator", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: World

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.7 x 18.5 inches
32.3 x 47 cm

Copper engraved map of the world with the direction of ocean currents shown throughout with little arrows. Alaska, here 'Alaschka', is depicted as an island and Tasmania is still attached to a truncated Australia.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/12/2001

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