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Auction: Auction 16.11.2005
was auctioned on: 16 November 2005
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JAUGEON, N. and Louis-Charles DESNOS (fl.1750-1790). Mappe-Monde Céleste Terrestre et Historique augmentée des Voyages et Découvertes du célébre Capitaine Cooke, par M. Brion de la Tour . Paris: chez le Sr. Desnos, Rue St. Jacques au Globe, 1786.

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Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000
ca. US$12,144 - US$17,349
Price realised:  £8,400
ca. US$14,573
Lot number 194, Views: 75

JAUGEON, N. and Louis-Charles DESNOS (fl.1750-1790). Mappe-Monde Céleste Terrestre et Historique augmentée des Voyages et Découvertes du célébre Capitaine Cooke, par M. Brion de la Tour . Paris: chez le Sr. Desnos, Rue St. Jacques au Globe, 1786. Hand-coloured engraved wallmap of the world on 6 sheets, joined, (overall 1030 x 940mm). The large double hemisphere world map set in an elaborate border incorporating the signs of the zodiac, wind points, lunar and other astronomical and astrological dials, title running across the upper margin, lower portion of the map comprising an architectural plinth with tablets inset, giving geographical information on the three ancient continents, Europe, Asia and Africa. Window mount. A very fine example of Desnos's rare and impressive wallmap, a reissue of Jaugeon's map of 1688, which was also issued by Alexis-Hubert Jaillot and his forebears in the 1730s and in 1758. Louis Brion de la Tour and Desnos collaborated in republishing the maps of Jaillot and Sanson. Shirley 538; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Portraits of the World , 1981, number 57.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 16.11.2005
Date of the auction: 16 Nov 2005
Address: Christie's
London, King Street