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Auction 138, Lot 26

"[Untitled - World]", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: World

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Ebrege ou Nouvelle Description du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 5.5 inches
27.4 x 14 cm

This double-hemisphere world map shows the island of California with a completely blank Northwest coast of North America, and a large lake in central United States. In the southern hemisphere, Australia and New Zealand are partially mapped, and Australia appears to be connected to New Guinea. Allegorical figures fill the corners and cusps between the spheres, with Apollo and his chariot at top. Engraved by Jacob Harrewyn.

References: Shirley #554.

Condition: A

Issued folding, with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/7/2011