Auction 88, Lot 13

"Totius Orbis Terrarum Tabula, Ejusque Post Diluvium Divsio Inter Filios Noachi", Moxon, Joseph

Subject: World

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 8.2 inches
33 x 20.8 cm

Lovely world map on Mercator's projection from a Bible. CALIFORNIA IS AN ISLAND. Practically no detail other than rivers and mountain ranges, except for an engraved depiction of the Garden of Eden. Large table at bottom with numeric key to major locations throughout the four continents. The title cartouche includes Noah's ark and what appears to be the last judgement.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $425

Closed on 10/2/1999

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