Auction 170, Lot 21

"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:
13.7 x 8.6 inches
34.8 x 21.8 cm

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.

See also lot 735 for Rodney Shirley's excellent reference work that describes this map.

References: Shirley #633; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.SHER-1a #146.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $900 - $1,100

Sold for: $600

Closed on 11/14/2018

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