Auction 109, Lot 26

"Wereld-Kaart na de alderlaatste Ontdekking in't Licht gebragt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: World

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm

Handsome double hemisphere map with polar projections tucked between the spheres at top and bottom. In the Western Hemisphere the entire northwest coast of North America is blank and only the western shore of New Zealand is mapped. In the Eastern Hemisphere Nieuw Holland is shown with only the northern and western coastlines and they are connected to New Guinea. Van Diemens Land is shown with several place names. Title in large ribbon style cartouche.


Condition: B

Faint damp stain at left, else fine with lovely original color.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,200


Closed on 12/1/2004