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Auction 105, Lot 37

"Erd Kugel", Schmidt, Johann Marias Friedrich

Subject: World

Period: 1790 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

Small double hemisphere world map with cartography typical of the late 18th century. The spheres are surrounded in dense engraving depicting the heavens and the earth with an erupting volcano, water spouts, whirlpools and fortifications.


Condition: A

Slight toning on centerfold with some minor soil in blank margins, still very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/3/2003