Auction 146, Lot 74

"Globus Terrestris ad Sphaeram Obliquam Delineatus / Globus Coelestis cum Astrodictico Artificiali Iunctus", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1774 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 19 inches
56.9 x 48.3 cm

A very fine, large copper engraving of a pair of globes. The terrestrial globe most prominently features Africa, and identifies Europe, North and South America, and a few islands in the Atlantic. The celestial globe is centered on Gemini and Hercules. A ribbon-style banner contains the title, and Latin and German explanatory text panels are included below the globes.

References:

Condition: C+

Toned paper with some soiling, light, scattered foxing, and several damp stains. All four margins have been extended with old paper. A tear in top margin extends 1" into map image.

Estimate: $800 - $950

Unsold

Closed on 9/4/2013

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