Auction 105, Lot 18

"Repraesentatio Geographica Itineris Maritimi Navis Victoriae…", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus… Part I…Geograhica Naturalis…

Color: Hand Color

13.8 x 9 inches
35.1 x 22.9 cm

A very graphic map of the world on a north polar projection. This map is from the series produced by Scherer who was a mathematics professor and devout Jesuit. California is an Island and the track of Magellan's voyage around the world is noted. At left is a beautiful engraving of Magellan's ship Victoria.

References: Shirley #626.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,600

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 12/3/2003