Auction 112, Lot 63

"[Compass Rose]", Anon.

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 11.2 inches
18.3 x 28.4 cm

Superb engraving of a compass rose with the names of the thirty-two points and including a dial showing magnetic variation. The rose is displayed on a drape-like device suspended over an engraved view of a harbor at night. Engraved by I.G. Pintz.


Condition: A+

Couple of tiny spots in blank margins but sill fine.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/28/2005