Auction 107, Lot 72

"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:
14.5 x 13.5 inches
36.8 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 Straet van Martin d'Aguilar providing a Northwest Passage via the Great Lakes. The Pacific 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: B

One small spot in Atlantic Ocean. Later color.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/9/2004

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