Auction 90, Lot 17

"Repraesentatio Geographica Iteneris Maritimi Navis Victoriae…",

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.7 x 9 inches
34.8 x 22.9 cm

A very graphic map of the world on a north polar projection. This map is from the series produced by Scherer who was a mathematics professor and devout Jesuit. CALIFORNIA IS AN ISLAND. The track of Magellan's voyage around the world is noted. At left is a beautiful engraving of Magellan's ship Victoria. Ref: Shirley #626. Minor toning along centerfold, else fine,

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Condition: A

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,200

Sold for: $850

Closed on 3/15/2000

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