Auction 91, Lot 33

"Mappa Utriusque Terrae…",

Subject: World

Period: 1753 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 13 inches
37.3 x 33 cm

An interesting and uncommon double hemisphere map surrounded by four other projections. The northwest coast of North America is severely truncated and the mythical river of the west is shown connecting to Lake Winnipeg. In the Pacific, a small part of the New Zealand coastline appear. Australia is shown with only its western and northern coastlines, and Tasmania (I. Vander Lin) is partially mapped. Small German insignia at bottom right. Expertly remargined at bottom with part of the neatline in excellent facsimile. Other margins are close, as issued.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $950 - $1,100

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/14/2000

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