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Auction 147, Lot 27

"Typus Totius Orbis Terraquei Geographice Delineatus, et ad Usum Globo Materiali Superinducendus", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

13.7 x 8.6 inches
34.8 x 21.8 cm
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This is an interesting and uncommon set of globe gores. It is one of eleven world maps that appeared in the Novus Atlas that was published between 1702 and 1710. California is shown as an island, Iedso is a part of Japan, and Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand are not yet fully formed. A small, strapwork title cartouche contains the date.

References: Shirley #633.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed, with a minor spot of printer's ink residue and some soiling in top blank margin.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,200

Sold for: $650

Closed on 11/20/2013