Auction 103, Lot 28

"Il Schuine Ronde Aard-Bolle waar van t' Middelpunt is Amsterdam en de Tegenvoeters van Amsterd…", Keizer/De Lat

Subject: World

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 6.7 inches
24.1 x 17 cm

Interesting double hemisphere world map with polar projections. In North America, there is a large Island of California. Australia and New Zealand are shown with incomplete coastlines. The map contains six smaller astronomical spheres with Ptolemaic and Brahe solar systems in the cusps of the hemispheres.

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Condition: A

Separation on fold in bottom margin repaired with archival tape. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/11/2003

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