Auction 98, Lot 66

"L'Amerique, Meridionale et Septentrionale", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas curieux ou le monde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 8.7 inches
33 x 22.1 cm

First state of this charming map of the Americas with three cartouches and a compass rose. The Island of California has an indented northern coast with Agubela de Cato just to the north of the island. A partial coastline of New Zealand appears beside the title cartouche.

References: McLaughlin #135, Tooley (America) #61; Leighly #105.

Condition: A

Superb impression and color. Minor light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $850

Closed on 3/6/2002

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