Auction 100, Lot 79

"Nieuwe Kaart van het Westelykste Deel der Weereld, dienende tot aanwyzing van de Scheepstogten der Nederlanderen Naar Westindie…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.1 x 13.2 inches
35.8 x 33.5 cm

Attractive map of the Americas that also includes a good bit of western Europe and Africa. An unusual northwest coast of America that includes Martin d'Aguilar's Strait, which provides for a Northwest Passage via the Great Lakes. The northwest is virtually blank with a notation concerning the Russian explorations in 1743. The European colonies are shown by dotted lines. Simple title cartouche and nice compass rose.

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Condition: A+

Fine color and impression.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/12/2002

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