Auction 104, Lot 91

"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:
14.4 x 13.5 inches
36.6 x 34.3 cm

Handsome 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 providing 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.

References:

Condition: A

Tiny binding side tear just touching neatline, closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/10/2003

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