Auction 97, Lot 48

"Continent Arctique", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Northern Hemisphere

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l'univers, Tome V

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5.7 inches
10.4 x 14.5 cm

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

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001