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Auction 135, Lot 58

"[Lot of 2 - Diagrams]",

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1700 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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The first is from Cluver's Introduction a la Geographie, (4.3 x 4.3"). It shows the western hemisphere with a circumference of 5400 and a diameter of approximately 1718 German miles. It has been trimmed from a sheet of Latin text. The second diagram, titled Projectio Optica Hemisphaerii Polaris Arctici , is from Henrich Scherer's Atlas Novus, (7.3 x 9.4").

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/16/2011

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