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Auction 91, Lot 210

"Nieuwe Kaart Van het Oostelykfte Deel der Weereld…",

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1755 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 12.5 inches
36.1 x 31.8 cm

Interesting map depicting some outdated ideas including "Kompagnies Land" located to the east of Japan. The islands of the Philippines and Indonesia are not well shaped, and Australia is a very odd shape which incorporates New Guinea with most of the southern and eastern coastlines shown as dotted lines. Decorated with a very lovely compass rose and pastel coloring.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/14/2000