Auction 145, Lot 7

"Harum Opera Utitur Geographia Artificiosa ad suas Delineationes Prius ex Globo in Globum Postea ex Globo in Planum Transferendas", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1703 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 9.3 inches
18.3 x 23.6 cm

Great title page drawn by Johann Degler and engraved by Leonhard Heckenauer. The central feature is a large globe showing the Western Hemisphere with the Island of California. The globe is surrounded by men and women representing history, science, mathematics, discovery and exploration.

References: McLaughlin #TP-10.

Condition: A

A fine impression with attractive color and one tiny, unobtrusive spot. The left margin is a bit narrow, but there is still ample room for framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/12/2013

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