Canadian Art, Culture and History

November 07 — 12, 2020
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LOT 72

Lot 72

Denis Diderot (1713-1784) and Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723-1786)

Denis Diderot (1713-1784) and Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723-1786)
Lot 72 Details
Denis Diderot (1713-1784) and Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723-1786)

CARTE GENERALE DES DÉCOUVERTES DE L'AMIRAL DE FONTE ET AUTRES NAVIGATEURS ESPAGNOLES, ANGLOIS ET RUSSES, POUR LA RECHERCHE DU PASSAGE A LA MER DU SUD

hand coloured engraved map based on Joseph-Nicholas de l'Isle's 1752 speculative map of the Pacific North West and the North West passage including parts of Siberia, northeastern Asia and the northwestern American continent
12.5 x 16.25 in — 31.8 x 41.3 cm; 19 x 22.3 in — 48.3 x 56.6 cm

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

CONDITION DETAILS

In good condition, not examined out of the frame.

LOT 72
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