Auction 111, Lot 27

"Die Reise um die Welt ein geographisches Gesellschatis Spiel…", Sohlke, G.

Subject: World

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 17.5 inches
58.4 x 44.5 cm

Very unusual and graphically striking world map with over 30 small colored scenes illustrating activities in different parts of the world, e.g. gold mining in California, seal-killing in Greenland, numerous ships, a monster in the south Atlantic, Polar bear in the Arctic, etc… Accompanied by a 36 pp. Pamphlet, titled same as the map, with text in German, gazetteer style. No records found for this map.

References:

Condition: B

Backed with heavy linen, two tiny splits on centerfold. Light scattered toning, else very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/8/2005

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