Auction 110, Lot 18

"[Lot of 2] Typus Totius Orbis Terraquei Geographice Delineatus, et ad Usum Globo Materiali Superinducendus [and] Fol. DDD", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13.7 x 8.5 inches
34.8 x 21.6 cm

This pair of plates provides one with all that is needed to construct a globe. First depicts the world on a set of globe gores. California is shown as an Island, Iedso is a part of Japan, and Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand are not yet fully formed. Strapwork title cartouche. Second shows the parts of a base including the horizon and meridian ring.

References: Shirley #633.

Condition: A

Faint soil, still very good.

Estimate: $1,600 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 3/2/2005