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Auction 192, Lot 11

"De Aard-Kloot, Volgens de Hedenaagse Gedaante", Goeree, Willelm & Jan

Subject: World

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 6.8 inches
29.5 x 17.3 cm
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An unusual world map that shows California as an island and a rudimentary form of Australia. Tucked into the cusps of the double hemisphere map is a very inventive depiction of the earth as it would be seen from space if the oceans were drained. Allegorical female representations of the four continents with their animal escorts are arrayed at the bottom of the map.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet, issued folding with minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 4/26/2023