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Auction 182, Lot 14

"Mappa Generalis Totius Terrarum Orbis in Bina Hemisphaeria Plana Divisi seu Planiglobium",

Subject: World

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Kurze Einleitung in die Allgemeine Geschichte Alter und Neuer Zeiten...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.8 x 5.5 inches
17.3 x 14 cm

This charming small map features outdated cartography for its time, including the island of California, a large southern continent, a bulging northwestern coastline in North America, and a rudimentary shaped Australia named Hollandia Nova. The double-hemisphere map sits atop a platform with a decorative cartouche and three putti. Published by Johann Caspar Huber in Kurze Einleitung in die Allgemeine Geschichte Alter und Neuer Zeiten...

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Condition: A

Issued folding with marginal soiling.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $250

Closed on 4/28/2021

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