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Auction 123, Lot 25

"Nova Orbis Terraquei Tabula Accuratissime Delineata", Anon.

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.2 x 8 inches
31 x 20.3 cm

A very scarce, small map of the world cartographically similar to Danckerts map of 1685, with the addition of a coastline to the large Terra Magellanica Australis on the South Pole. California is shown as an island, and in Asia the discoveries of the De Vries voyage appear in the water north of Japan with a large land of Yupia attached to Japan and the Terra Esonis or Societatis Terra shown. Tasman's discoveries are exhibited in New Zealand, shown as Zelandia Nova. A portion of the coastline of Australia is shown, noted as Nova Hollandia Terra Concordia.


Condition: B+

Professionally remargined to the neatline on all fours sides with paper that matches the map well.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500


Closed on 2/20/2008