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Auction 118, Lot 31

"Typus Totius Orbis Terraquei Geographice Delineatus, et ad Usum Globo Materiali Superinducendus", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Black & White

13.8 x 8.8 inches
35.1 x 22.4 cm

Interesting and uncommon set of globe gores. This is one of eleven world maps that appeared in the Novus Atlas that was published between 1702 and 1710. California is shown as an island, Iedso is a part of Japan, and Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand are not yet fully formed. A small, strapwork title cartouche contains the date.

References: Shirley #633.

Condition: B

Nice, velvety impression. Light centerfold toning, else fine.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300

Sold for: $750

Closed on 3/6/2007