Auction 99, Lot 49

"Hemisphere Meridional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Australes…", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Southern Hemisphere

Period: 1714 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 18.5 inches
47 x 47 cm

Delisle's important map depicting the Southern Hemisphere and showing the tracks of the explorers and circumnavigators around the southern oceans including Magellan in 1520, Abel Tasman in 1642, and Edmund Halley in 1698-1700. The map provides very good detail, particularly of the discoveries in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

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Condition: B

Faint damp stain and some repair along centerfold

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/12/2002

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