Auction 160, Lot 50

"Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.1 x 15.1 inches
38.4 x 38.4 cm

This fine map of the Eastern Hemisphere is presented in Delisle's scientific style without decorations. In Asia, Japan is joined with a large island labeled Terra Incognita. Australia is beginning to take shape with Tasman's discoveries shown. This is a later edition engraved by I. Stemmers Jr.

References:

Condition: B+

A fine impression issued folding on a faintly toned sheet with minor offsetting and a tiny tear at one of the fold intersections.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/16/2016

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