Auction 136, Lot 78

"Nieuwe Kaart van America", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1765 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 10.8 inches
31.8 x 27.4 cm

Tirion's map of the Americas defines the colonial possessions with both engraved lines and color. A short coastline juts westward from C. Blank in California and there is nothing above that. South America is well mapped with the interior labeled 't Land der Amazonen. The map includes part of Europe and Africa as well.


Condition: A+

Fine original color with wide margins and a sharp impression on sturdy paper with a tiny paper flaw off the coast of Paraguay.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 6/1/2011