Auction 169, Lot 49

"Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1714 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 19.4 inches
49 x 49.3 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.


Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with original wash and outline color. There is minor offsetting and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2018