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Auction 164, Lot 15

"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

Size:
13.8 x 8.6 inches
35.1 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

A dark impression, issued folding, with minor printer's ink residue and a printer's crease at top right.

Estimate: $900 - $1,200

Sold for: $520

Closed on 9/13/2017

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