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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
1 Italiae, Sclavoniae, et Graeciae tabule geographice per Gerardum Mercatorem Illustrissimi Ducis Julie, Clivie, etc. Cosmographum Title Page
Mercator
1595
A+
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 7.5 x 11.3 inches)

Title enclosed in an architectural framework engraved with cherubs, garlands and an eagle.
2 Cosmographie Title Page
Anae Seile
1665
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 7.2 x 11.8 inches)

Superb title page to Peter Heylyn's "Cosmographie". This edition is by Anae Seile, one of the few women publishers of the 17th century. The page is richly engraved by Robert Vaughan with the female representations of Earth and Water at top, and both male and female representations of the continents flanking the title. Further engraving include an elephant, lion, globe, armillary sphere, a dove,...
3 America Title Page
Jacob van Meurs
1675
A
  $230.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 7 x 11.5 inches)

Beautiful copper engraved frontispiece with America held aloft is a seashell and surrounded by natves and indigenous animals. Title in banner across the top and blank cartouche at bottom. Lovely later color with some light offsetting in margins.
4 Description de l' Univers de l' Europe Ancienne et Moderne Tome IV Title Page
A. Mallet
1683
A
  $150.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 4.5 x 5.8 inches)

Superb little title page with Europa shown seated on a throne overlooking the sea with Asia and Africa kneeling before her with tribute. A Roman soldier stands guard and holds a shield containing the title. Minor stains in margin.
5 Atlas Historique Title Page
Chatelain
1720
A+
  $210.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 9.1 x 15 inches)

Lovely copper engraved title page to the third volume of Chatelain's massive atlas. The sheet is filled with numerous mythical figures and geographical implements. Attractive modern color with gold highlights.
6 Atlas Novus ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis Title Page
Covens & Mortier
1730
A
  $375.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10.8 x 19 inches)

A beautiful sheet engraved by the famous Dutch artist Romain de Hooghe. The resplendent scene depicts Europa received tribute from the peoples of Asia, Africa and the Americas. In the background Atlas holds up the heavens and Apollo drives his chariot across the sky. Several river gods are shown in the foreground. Attractive later color with a bit of soil in margins.
7 Atlas Universel dressee sur les meilleures cartes Title Page
P. Santini
1776
A+
  $375.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 19 x 13.5 inches)

This is from the Italian edition of De Vaugondy's beautiful atlas. Four queens represent the continents and Apollo gallops across the heavens in his chariot. At center a group of adorable putti circle surround a large globe. Large exquisite example of mid-eighteenth century design and engraving. Fine later color.
8 Gerardus Mercator...Iudocus Hondius ' Title Page - Portrait
Hondius
1620
B
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 17.5 x 15 inches)

Exquisite portrait of two of the most important mapmakers during the Dutch dominance of cartography. Gerard Mercator is shown with his successor, Jodocus Hondius, seated at a table surrounded by the implements of their trade. The fine portrait is set within an elaborate strapwork framework that encompasses a map of Europe. The scene was engraved by Coletta Hondius and appears in the Atlas from ...
9 Petrus Plancius Portrait
Anonymous
1790
A+
  $60.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 3.5 x 5.9 inches)

Hand colored, copper engraving of the famous Dutch theologian and cartographer to the Dutch East India Company. The oval portrait is surrounded in a handsomely engraved frame with title below. It is from a Dutch dictionary.
10 Gerardus Mercator Portrait
Anonymous
1790
A+
  $70.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 3.5 x 5.9 inches)

Hand colored, copper engraving of the famous cartographer from a Dutch dictionary. The oval portrait is surrounded in a handsomely engraved frame with title below.
11 Typus Orbis Terrarum, Ad Imitationem Universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris' World
Quad
1596
A
  $1,800.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 12.3 x 8.5 inches)

Quad's version of Mercator's planispherical map of 1569, with the addition of the figure of Christ in an oval frame in the top left quadrant of the map. The North American continent is shown overly large and South America is depicted with the incorrect bulge on the western coast. Quad also retains the mythical islands of 'Groclant', 'Thule', 'Frischlant', and 'S. Brandam' around Greenland. Larg...
12 Untitled World
Theodore de Bry
1613
A+
  $425.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 5.5 x 3.1 inches)

A fine miniature world map on an oval projection. The map is based on Cornelis Claesz's 1598 map illustrating the circumnavigation of Cavendish. In the north, below 'Terra Septentrionalis Incognita', is an apparent navigable passage with the remnant of the Sea of Verrazzano protruding into the North American continent. In the south is the large southern continent. 'Quivera regnum' occupies a p...
13 Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro Multis In Locis Emendatus World
Petrus Plancius
1620
A+
  $3,250.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 20 x 11.1 inches)

This splendid world map, first issued in 1590, was based on Rumold Mercator's map of 1587. It incorporates the improvements made by Ortelius with a re-shaped South America and inclusion of the Solomon Islands. Plancius here introduced new information, based on Portuguese reports, on the far-west coast of America and the western coastline of Africa. Japan is shown for the first time as one small...
14 Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula World
Petrus Kaerius
1631
A
  $9,500.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 21.2 x 15.7 inches)

Pieter van den Keere's scarce version of Blaeu's carte-a-figure's map of the world. The interesting and detailed border decorations are identical to those of Blaeu and consist of the seven planets across the top, the seven wonders of the world along the bottom and the four elements and four seasons flanking the map. Geographically the map itself is also copied from Blaeu, but includes more legen...
15 Orbis Terraum Typus De Integro In Plurimis Emendatus, Auctus, Et Icunculis Illustratus World
Nicolas Visscher
1657
A
  $2,400.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18.5 x 12.2 inches)

Exquisitely decorated double hemisphere world map, surrounded by engravings including allegorical representations of the continents as well as native inhabitants and wildlife. This is Visscher's first world map to be included in Dutch bibles and the prototype for the surrounding decorations that were copied by several other cartographers. Two celestial spheres are displayed in the Eastern Hemisp...
16 Orbis Terrarum Tabula Recens Emendata Et In Lucem Edita World
Nicolas Visscher
1663
A
  $1,900.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18.7 x 12.2 inches)

First state of this magnificent double hemisphere Dutch bible map. Surrounded by fine engravings of animals and four female allegorical representations of the continents. At top and bottom are two diagrams depicting the Ptolemaic and Copernican theories of the solar system. The northwest coast of North America is greatly exaggerated with a peninsular California. Western Australia, Van Diemen...
17 Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula World
Frederick de Wit
1680
A
  $3,500.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 22.2 x 18.9 inches)

Stunning, large double hemisphere showing THE ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA, and partial shorelines of western Australia and New Zealand. The exquisite scenes surrounding the map were etched by the important Dutch artist Romeyn de Hooghe. These lively scenes represent the four elements. Fire is shown by war and destruction; air by the heavens; earth by harvesting and husbandry; and water by ships, a spo...
18 Carte du Monde de Marc Paul/Carte du Monde de Jacques Castaldo/Carte du Monde de Miguel Lopez World
A. Mallet
1780
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 3.9 x 5.7 inches)

Small copper engraving with three separate world maps showing the ancient world, and the modern world on both an oval and rectangular projection.
19 Planisphere de Turquet/Planisphere de Bertius/Planisphere d'Arzael World
A. Mallet
1780
A
  $160.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 4 x 5.6 inches)

Small copper engraving with three comparative world maps. The top map is a single north polar projection and the other two are twin hemispheres; one on a north polar projection. CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND.
20 Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre Representee en deux Plan Hemispheres World
Anonymous
1700
A+
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 6.5 x 6 inches)

Charming and decorative miniature version of Sanson's famous world map of 1660. CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND, and only parts of New Zealand and Tasmania are shown. The map is very similar to a larger map by Jans Luyts (Shirley #553) and is embellished with scenes and figures representing the continents. Shirley notes an Italian version very similar to this map (#551) but does not note this ...
21 Carte Generale du Monde, ou Description du Monde Terrestre & Aquatique World
Covens & Mortier
1700
A
  $1,100.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18.5 x 15.6 inches)

Beautiful world map from a Dutch Bible. The map is drawn on Mercator's projection with CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND and the "Detroit d'Anian" connected by dotted lines through the NORTHWEST PASSAGE to'Butons Bay' located to the west of Hudson Bay. In the Pacific is a small coastline of New Zealand. The northeast coast of Asia is severely truncated. Australia's northern coast is shown connected to ...
22 De Arrd-Kloot volgens de hedendaagse gedaante World
Willelm & Jan Goeree
1700
A+
  $650.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11.5 x 6.6 inches)

Charming and decorative small double hemisphere. CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND, and parts of New Zealand, Australia and Tasmania are shown. Part of 'Compagnes Land' is shown in the Western Hemisphere. The map is embellished with scenes along the bottom including figures representing the continents. Tucked between the hemispheres at top is an interesting and irregular sphere containing the a...
23 Mappe-Monde ou Carte Universelle World
N. de Fer
1702
A+
  $650.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13.4 x 9 inches)

Appealing world map on Mercator's projection with the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA. Only part of the western coastline of Australia appears, as well as parts of Tasmania and New Zealand. Decorated with three attractive cartouches, one including national flags and navigation tools. Couple of tiny worm holes in bottom margin well away from image, overall very fine.
24 A Map of all the Earth and how after the Flood it was divided among the Sons of Noah World
Moxon
1710
A
  $1,400.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18 x 12.5 inches)

Second state of this very uncommon, oval world map. The map is surrounded by vignettes illustrating the Creation, the Garden of Eden and several Biblical scenes, including Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and the Crucifixion of Christ. The map itself includes CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND, and partial coastlines for Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Eden and the 'Land of Nod' is located by the Eu...
25 Mappe-Monde pour connoitre les progres & les conquestes les plus Remarquables des Provinces-Unies.. World
Chatelain
1710
A+
  $700.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18 x 13 inches)

Unusual double hemisphere map with CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND. Dutch text describes the travels & colonial possessions of the Dutch East India Company. The map originated in about 1670 and the plate was acquired by Chatelain who added the decorative elements, which include sailing ships, the Dutch crest, and a figure representing Europa seated inside a native fort. Ref: Shirley #447.
26 Totius Orbis Terrarum Tabula, Ejusque Post Diluvium Divsio Inter Filios Noachi World
Moxon
1720
A+
  $300.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13 x 8.2 inches)

Lovely world map on Mercator's projection from a Bible. Europe, Africa and Asia are at center with South America and part of North America at left. The ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA is placed at the extreme right of the map. Practically no detail other than rivers and mountain ranges, except for a tiny engraved depiction of the Garden of Eden located just south of the Caspian Sea. Large table at bottom...
27 Untitled World
Jan Van Jagen
1741
A
  $1,200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 17.9 x 12 inches)

Beautiful double hemisphere from a Dutch Bible published by the Keur family. The map is surrounded by allegorical representations of the continents, based on Visscher. The Keur publishing family had used Daniel Stoopendahl's world map titled "Werelt Caert" (Ref: Shirley #498) for 70 years in their bibles. When the plate became worn, Jan van Jagen was commissioned to engrave a new plate. It w...
28 Planiglobbii Terrestris Mappa Universalis' World
Homann Heirs
1746
B
  $700.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 21.6 x 18.2 inches)

Large double hemisphere world map including four polar spheres, each in a different projection. Two interesting diagrams depict the earth as it would be seen from space. North America is still blank above California and Hudson Bay is open-ended in the northwest corner. In Oceania there are partial coastlines of New Zealand and Australia. Two very large, decorative cartouches contain the titles...
29 De Wareld in een Ronde gedaante van de Noord Pool te zien/De Wareld verbeeld in de gedaante van een Hard en geleege na de Stelling van. World
De Lat & Keizer
1747
B
  $170.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11.2 x 6.9 inches)

Copper engraving with three world maps on the sheet. At left is a northern projection showing all the landmasses. At right is a cordiform projection (heart-shaped). At top is a map of the world as known to the ancients. Both the polar and cordiform projections show CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND. However, as this map was published at the very end of the controversy over the insular nature of Califor...
30 Hemsiphere Superieur de la Mappemonde Projettee - Hemsiphere Inferieur de la Mappemonde Projettee World
Noel Andre Chrysologue
1774
B
  $750.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 48.5 x 25 inches)

Huge double hemisphere on a partial polar projection. The Northern Hemisphere is centered on Paris emphasizing the continents. The Southern Hemisphere is centered roughly on New Zealand. Hemispheres measure 24.5". Alaska is shown as an island. Tasmania is still attached to the mainland. The track of Cook's 1773 voyage is shown. Engraved by Guillaume Nicolas de la Haye. Printed on very stur...
31 Mappe Monde suivant la projection des cartes rediutes World
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
1778
A+
  $275.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 15.5 x 9.5 inches)

Handsome world map on Mercator's projection. Most of the northwest in North America is blank except for a notation and hint of the possible Northwest Passage and discoveries of Admiral de Fonte. Decorative title cartouche. Outline coloring to show the various races of mankind. Couple of tiny spots of foxing in margins, still fine condition.
32 Carte de la direction des Vents generaux et des Moussons World
Bonne
1781
A
  $60.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 12.6 x 8.5 inches)

Very interesting chart that shows the direction of the trade winds and monsoons. Comprised of two charts centered on the equator. The upper map shows Africa and Asia, the other the Americas. Both extend to just beyond the Tropic of Capricorn and Cancer.
33 Mappemonde a l' usage de l' instruction Par Guillaume Delisle et Phileppe Buache World
J.A. Dezauche
1798
B
  $950.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 25.8 x 18 inches)

Impressive large double hemisphere with the title in ribbon form, a large sun with clouds across the top of the map, and a decorative advertisement cartouche at bottom. The map shows well formed continents with the latest discoveries. The routes of the major explorers are traced, including several landfalls in Antarctica. Repair of several small tears and expert paper replacement at left with a...
34 Mappe-Mondes sur Diverses Projections World
Chamouin
1805
A
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18.5 x 13 inches)

Fine, copper engraved, double hemisphere map, centered on South East Asia, featuring topography rather than political divisions. Five other projections surround the map; Northern, Southern, Western, Eastern and Mercators. Pictorial title cartouche with the four female representations of the continents, Venus in a seashell, and frolicking mermaids. Faint foxing in margins.
35 Mappamondo World
Gennaro Bartoli
1811
A
  $90.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10.8 x 8.2 inches)

Copper engraved map on Mercator's projection with the unusual orientation of Europe, Africa and Asia to the left of the Americas. Some foxing in margins.
36 Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre World
Delamarche
1820
A+
  $125.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 17 x 9 inches)

Handsome double hemisphere map with the Americas pictured on the right of the map. Excellent detail of the islands throughout with minimal interior detail in the continents. One tiny spot, but still fine.
37 Mappe-Monde divisee en deus Hemispheres Oriental et Occidental World
Eustache Herisson
1832
A
  $425.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 27.5 x 18 inches)

A very large double hemisphere world map including the tracks of all the major voyages of discovery completed in the 18th century. Nearly all landmasses are shown correctly with the exception of the northernmost part of North America, where there is a large inland Polar Sea suggesting the potential for a Northwest Passage. This uncommon and attractive chart includes polar projections and diagra...
38 Set of six maps World
SDUK
1840
A+
  $180.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10.5 x 10.5 inches)

Fine set of six untitled maps making up the world. The first four are maps on Mercator's projection starting with Africa, the Americas, the Pacific and Asia. The other two are polar projections. All with great detail and keyboard style borders. The map of the Americas shows an INDEPENDENT TEXAS. A very interesting and attractive set.
39 Neueste Karte der Erde - Mit Rucksicht auf das Bedurfniss des Hnadelstandes World
Carl Friedrich Baur
1886
A+
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 46.4 x 34.8 inches)

Very large, dissected and linen backed, folding map with great detail and numerous insets. The map is on Mercator's Projection with information concerning currents and sea routes throughout the oceans. At top are a series of various projections and international time clocks. At bottom are several insets including theEast Indies, West Indies,Singapore, Honolulu, Virgin Islands, and three showing...
40 Aevi Veteris, Typus Geographicus Ancient World
Ortelius
1590
A+
  $1,200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 17.4 x 12.2 inches)

Crisply engraved ancient world map depicting the area of the earth known in classic times. The map occupies the central section of a larger oval projection and extends as far east as Sumatra and south to Madagascar. The map is surrounded by a richly ornate border incorporating four small insets: Europe, Asia, Africa and America representing the "modern" world. Latin text on verso, with "A" pagi...
41 De bekende Weereld De Ouden volgens Strabo in zeven klimaten Afgebakend Ancient World
Willelm & Jan Goeree
1700
A+
  $190.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11.5 x 6.8 inches)

This map of the ancient world is divided into seven climatic zones. The Asia continent is severely truncated and there is no Japan. The map is nicely composed is a semi-circular projection with a ribbon draped title cartouche at left and a portrait of Strabo at right. At top is a strange and interesting vignette showing a man lounging on top of a prison made into the side of a mountain.
42 De tweede Weereld door Noachs dry zonen bevolkt Ancient World
Willelm & Jan Goeree
1700
A+
  $130.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11.5 x 6.9 inches)

Charming bible map showing the world as known after the Great Flood with Europe and parts of Asia and Africa. Title cartouche depicts the sons of Noah.
43 Untitled Ancient World
Romain de Hooghe
1720
A
  $750.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18.2 x 13.8 inches)

Beautiful copper engraved bible map from the story of the Great Flood. The main scene shows the earth with all its natural beauty, including a wide variation of animals. In the center is a partial globe that shows Europe, the northern part of Africa and part of Asia. At the bottom, scenes from the Bible are depicted including: Adam and Eve in Paradise, Abraham offering his son, Jonah and the wal...
44 Polus Arcticus cum vicinis regionibus North Pole
Mercator/Hondius
1635-37
A
  $375.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 7.2 x 5.2 inches)

This is a reduced version of the second state of Mercator's famous North Pole map. It depicts the region between the pole and the Arctic Circle. It is one of the most intriguing early maps, combining medieval geographic concepts with some of the most advanced cartography of its day. The North Pole is shown as a rocky island surrounded by 'indrawing seas' between four huge islands. The map show...
45 Regiones Sub Polo Arctico North Pole
Blaeu
1638
B
  $1,200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 20.7 x 16 inches)

One of the many cases of duplication by the firms of Blaeu and Hondius/Jansson. In this case, Blaeu has copied Jansson's map of 1637. It depicts rhumb lines radiating from the North Pole. A large title cartouche, with two figures and numerous wind heads, conveniently hides the unknown northwest coast of America. The map is further decorated with several compass roses, ships and an additional ...
46 Poli Arctici North Pole
Hondius
1639-49
A
  $2,000.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 19.5 x 17 inches)

Hondius' important map of the polar region which replaced Mercator's polar map and incorporated much of the knowledge gained by the English in their search for a Northwest Passage to Asia. The cartography is based on Henry Briggs depiction of Hudson Bay. There are several Dutch names in Labrador, many appearing for the first time on this map. The fascinating whaling scenes which surround the ma...
47 Continent Arctique North Pole
A. Mallet
1683
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 4.2 x 5.8 inches)

Miniature map of the North Pole on a azimuth equidistant polar projection. Only the landmass outlines shown. The northern tip of the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA is shown, as well as "Terre de Jesso" which is prominently named. Ref: McLaughlin #82-1. Minor damp stains in margins.
48 Northern Hemisphere Northern Hemisphere
John Thomson
1814
A
  $85.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 20 x 21 inches)

Large hemispheric map centered on the North Pole with thenotation, "Ice is supposed to extend from 83 degree to all around the pole” to all around the pole." Northern coastlines of North America and Greenland are not defined, good detail within continents. Light toning, overall very good with nice coloring.
49 Cirumjacent the North Pole North Pole
William Hurst
1853
A+
  $150.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11 x 11 inches)

Original MANUSCRIPT map of the pole to the 40th Latitude depicting the political divisions, rivers, and capital cities of each country. The title is in a neat script attributing its origin to Standard Hill Academy, Midsummer 1853. The map is finely drawn in ink and hand-colored with water color. A very interesting and unusual piece.
50 Untitled South Pole
Hondius/deWit
1680
B
  $850.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 19.2 x 17 inches)

This is a re-issue of Hondius' important map of the South Pole. The circular south-polar projection shows part of South America, Africa, Madagascar and the incomplete coastlines of Antarctica and Australia. The title cartouche has been removed and parts of New Zealand, Van Diemans Land and the Islands of Amsterdam and Paulo have been added. The map is surrounded by full color engravings of nat...

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