Auction 110, Lot 17

"[Lot of 2]Der Neuen Welt Begriff… Nord America und Sud America… [and] Der Acte Welt Begriff… Africia Europa, Asia…", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

5 x 5.7 inches
12.7 x 14.5 cm

Nice pair of Western and Eastern Hemisphere maps with medallion portraits of important explorers in the corners. The map of the Americas shows California as an island from the Dutch perspective (with a flat northern coast of California). In the Eastern Hemisphere only part of the coasts of Australia appear.

References: (WH) McLaughlin #141.

Condition: A

Two tiny worm holes, one in each neatline near centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/2/2005