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Auction 159, Lot 398

"Europa Orbis Christiani Domina", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: Europe

Period: 1699 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

13.9 x 9.1 inches
35.3 x 23.1 cm
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This map shows the Christian dominated lands in Europe and is densely engraved with towns, rivers, and depictions of forests and mountains. The map extends west to show Iceland and the eastern coast of Greenland. Embellished with a decorative cartouche featuring the female representation of Europe sitting upon a globe.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SHER-1a #60.

Condition: A

A sharp impression, issued folding, with minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/14/2016