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Auction 89, Lot 18

"Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei Statione Variante et Visu Intercedente, per Coluros Tropicoru,…",

Subject: World

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19.5 inches
57.7 x 49.5 cm
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Splendid double hemisphere map with CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND and filled with detail including the tracks of several explorers. Richly engraved with eight smaller spheres, numerous wind heads, lesser spheres and compass roses. One of the most graphic 18th century world maps. Expertly remargined at bottom and backed with tissue to repair a couple of minor marginal tears and centerfold. $2,100 RESERVE.


Condition: A

Estimate: $2,600 - $2,800

Sold for: $2,300

Closed on 12/8/1999