Auction 104, Lot 83

"America", Rosaccio, Guiseppe

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1605 (published)

Publication: Le Relationi Universali

Color: Black & White

10.5 x 8 inches
26.7 x 20.3 cm

Early map of North and South America from the 1605 edition by Botero. This map is derived from the earlier maps by d'Anania from the 1582 and 1595 editions. In the Pacific is a huge Nova Guinea, which appears to be a part of Antarctica. Discoveries noted in the Pacific include the Ladrones (Guam).

References: Burden #149.

Condition: A

Very nice impression on thin paper. Folding as issued with paper added at binding side, away from border. Very good despite two small spots.

Estimate: $800 - $900


Closed on 9/10/2003