Auction 111, Lot 349

"Proiectio Optica Aequinoctia lis Hemishaerii Orientalis", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1710 (published)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 9.2 inches
18.3 x 23.4 cm

Attractive map of the Eastern Hemisphere. Africa is shown on the Ptolemaic model with the Nile rising from twin lakes below the equator. The eastern coast of Asia is severely truncated, and Japan and Iedso are connected forming a large blob. Australia is partially mapped.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $160 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 6/8/2005

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