Auction 113, Lot 83

"America", Cluver, Philipp

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.2 x 8.2 inches
25.9 x 20.8 cm

Derived from the Nicolas Visscher map of 1658, with a similar combination of the Blaeu type Great Lakes region and a Briggs type island of California. A depiction of the Fries voyage appears in the water north of Japan, and Tasman's discoveries are shown in New Zealand. Drape style title cartouche held by a cherub. Without engraver's imprint.

References: Burden #360, state 3 and McLaughlin #25, state 4.

Condition: B

Stained on centerfold.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/7/2005

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