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Auction 100, Lot 76

"America", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1711 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10 x 7.7 inches
25.4 x 19.6 cm

Handsome map of the Western Hemisphere showing California as an Island and no Great Lakes. The western coastline of New Zealand appears in the Pacific. Cluver published a similar map in 1661. John Senex engraved this version. Title with putti in upper left.

References: McLaughlin #177.

Condition: A

Very crisp impression. Expert repair on a long tear at top, now only visible on verso.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/12/2002