Auction 115, Lot 88

"Nieuwe Kaart van het Westelykste Deel der Weereld, dienende tot aanwyzing van de Scheepstogten der Nederlanderen Naar Westindie…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 13.3 inches
35.6 x 33.8 cm

A handsome and well engraved copper plate map of the Americas that also includes a good bit of Western Europe and Africa. An unusual northwest coast of America that includes Straet van Martin d'Aguilar providing a Northwest Passage via the Great Lakes. The Pacific Northwest is virtually blank with a notation concerning the Russian explorations in 1743. The European colonies are shown by dotted lines. Simple title cartouche and nice compass rose. A lovely copy in black and white, as issued.

References:

Condition: A+

Folding with binding trim in right margin, as issued.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/21/2006

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