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Auction 196, Lot 46

"Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova...", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1714 (dated)


Color: Black & White

19.4 x 19.5 inches
49.3 x 49.5 cm
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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 dark impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper. There are a few short archivally repaired edge tears at top and minor soiling along the right sheet edge.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/7/2024