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Auction 109, Lot 22

"Repraesentatio Geographica Itineris Maritimi Navis Victoriae in qua ex Personis", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus…Part 1…Geographica Naturalis...

Color: Hand Color

14 x 9 inches
35.6 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

Couple of small spots in margins, else fine.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $900

Closed on 12/1/2004