Auction 103, Lot 3

"Neuer Atlas von XXIX Haupt Karten", Anon.

Subject: Title Page - World

Period: 1733 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.4 x 4.4 inches
13.7 x 11.2 cm

This charming double hemisphere world map forms the title page to a miniature atlas. The map shows the continents in outline without political or topographical detail. The title is engraved onto pillars at bottom, between which three figures struggle with what appears to be a celestial sphere.

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Condition: A

Previous hinges on verso, with some paper damage at top edge.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003

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