Auction 116, Lot 35

"II Schuine Ronde Aard-Bolle waar van t' Middelpunt is Amsterdam…", Keizer/De Lat

Subject: World

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.4 x 6.8 inches
23.9 x 17.3 cm

Interesting double hemisphere world map on polar projections. In North America, there is a large Island of California. Australia and New Zealand are shown with incomplete coastlines. The map contains six smaller astronomical spheres with Ptolemaic and Brahe solar systems in the cusps of the hemispheres.

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Condition: B

Couple of tiny rust stains. Professional paper restoration of upper margin corner, not affecting map.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/20/2006

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