Auction 97, Lot 42

"[Lot of 2 - Hemispheres]", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: World

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication: Lacroix - Introduction à la Géographie

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.3 x 6.3 inches
16 x 16 cm

Matched pair of hemispheres titled "Mappemonde sur l' Horison de Paris" and "Mappemonde sur l' Horison des Antipodes de Paris". The former on a partial north polar projection centered on about 55°, and the later on the same, but southern projection. Modest political detail. A matched pair.

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Condition: A

Crisply engraved on full sheets.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/5/2001

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