Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 6

"Atlas Geographicus Maior… Tomus I", Homann Heirs

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1759 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 16.7 inches
29.5 x 42.4 cm

Attractive title page with a map (5.2 x 4") of the Northern Hemisphere at the bottom, including a depiction of California as an island. The map has a ribbon title and is surrounded by the sun, moon and stars.

References: McLaughlin #TP-15.

Condition: B

Margins trimmed but still ample. Printer's crease in title, not affecting map.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/6/2007