Auction 113, Lot 10

"Harum opera utitur Geographia Artificiosa ad suas Delineationes prius ex Globo in Globum pustea ex Globo in Planum transserendas", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1710 (published)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 9.3 inches
18.3 x 23.6 cm

Great title page drawn by Johann Degler and engraved by Leonhard Heckenauer. The central feature is a large globe showing the Western Hemisphere with the Island of California. The globe is surrounded by men and women representing history, science, mathematics, discovery and exploration.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/7/2005

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