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Auction 196, Lot 12

"[Untitled - World]", Peeters, Jacques

Subject: World

Period: 1692 (published)

Publication: L'Atlas en Abrege, ou Nouvelle Description du Monde

Color: Hand Color

10.8 x 5.7 inches
27.4 x 14.5 cm
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This double-hemisphere world map shows the island of California with a completely blank Northwest coast of North America, and a large lake in central United States. In the southern hemisphere, Australia and New Zealand are partially mapped, and Australia appears to be connected to New Guinea. Allegorical figures fill the corners and cusps between the spheres, with Apollo and his chariot at top. Engraved by Jacob Harrewyn.

References: Shirley #554; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.PEET-1a #7.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with contemporary outline color on paper with a coat of arms watermark, issued folding. There is minor staining along the centerfold, minor toning along the other two folds, and printer's ink residue at right. A tiny chip is confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/7/2024