Auction 101, Lot 8

"Harum opera utitur Geographia Artificiosa ad suas Delineationes prius ex Globo in Globum pustea ex Globo in Planum transserendas", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1703 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7 x 9.4 inches
17.8 x 23.9 cm

Great title page drawn by Johann Degler and engraved by Leonhard Heckenauer. The central feature is a large globe showing the Western Hemisphere with the Island of California. The globe is surrounded by men and women representing history, science, mathematics, discovery and exploration.

References: McLaughlin #TP-10.

Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/4/2002