Auction 90, Lot 21

"Carta Hydrographica oder Algemeine Welt und Commercien Carte",

Subject: World

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 5.7 inches
22.9 x 14.5 cm

Interesting chart of the world on Mercator's projection featuring the routes of major explorations. CALIFORNIA IS DEPICTED AS AN ISLAND. The map is surrounded by panels of text and two vignettes of sailing ships.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/15/2000

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