Auction 96, Lot 59

"Southern Hemisphere", Thomson, John

Subject: Southern Hemisphere

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: Thomson's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

20 x 21 inches
50.8 x 53.3 cm

Large copper engraved hemispheric map centered on the South Pole. No Antarctic land mass is shown, but includes the notation "Cook's Highest Latitude was 71? 10' from Thence Ice is supposed to extend all round the Pole."


Condition: A

Fine, crisp impression. Light toning, and offsetting, else very good with nice coloring.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2001