Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 82

"Americae Mappa generalis…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1746 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 18 inches
52.1 x 45.7 cm

Nice eighteenth century map of the Americas with considerable detail throughout. There is no coastline above the peninsula California. The very large title cartouche includes two erupting volcanoes, Native Americans, birds and what appears to be a pot of gold.

References: Phillips (M) p. 108.

Condition: B

Toned with some damp stains in map. Paper is sound.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/1/2004