Auction 97, Lot 72

"Nouvelle Carte des Parties Occidentales du Monde. Servant a indiquer les Navigations, Decouvertes et Etablissements Des Hollandois en Amerique", Lattre, Jean

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1787 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.1 x 13.1 inches
35.8 x 33.3 cm

A beautiful French edition of Tirion's 1754 map of the Americas. . The maps are identical except that a highly decorated scrollwork and floral cartouche has replaced Tirion’s plain cartouche. A NORTHWEST PASSAGE is shown through North America, beginning at the Great Lakes and ending in a large river emptying into the Pacific at about 50 deg. Latitude.

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Condition: A

Folding as issued with faint toning along folds, overall very crisp and bright with attractive later color.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/5/2001

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