Auction 109, Lot 33

"Universele of Waereld-Kaart Volgens de Laatste Ontdekkingen van Capt. Cook", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: World

Period: 1785 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.2 x 5 inches
20.8 x 12.7 cm

Appealing double hemisphere map with the titles nestled between the hemispheres in strapwork cartouches. The map depicts the discoveries of Captain Cook's first voyage of discovery with the two islands of New Zealand and the western coast of Australia fairly accurate, except that Tasmania is still attached to the mainland. A fine small decorative map.

References:

Condition: A

Tiny light spot just below map, else fine with nice original color.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/1/2004

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