Auction 116, Lot 30

"Wereld-Kaart na de alderlaatste Ontdekking in't Licht gebragt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: World

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm

This handsome double hemisphere map has polar projections tucked between the spheres at top and bottom. In the Western Hemisphere the entire northwest coast of North America is blank and only the western shore of New Zealand is mapped. In the Eastern Hemisphere Nieuw Holland is shown with only the northern and western coastlines, which are connected to New Guinea. Van Diemens Land is shown with several place names. Title is in a large ribbon style cartouche.

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Condition: A

Original color with minor toning. Some tape stains at paper edges, well away from map.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Unsold

Closed on 9/20/2006

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