Auction 91, Lot 73

"Karte von Amerika nach d'Anville und Pownall Neu verzeichnet herausgeben", Von Reilly, Franz

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1795 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
29.75 x 23 inches
75.6 x 58.4 cm

A scarce Austrian map of the Western Hemisphere based on D'Anville. The attractive composition is well balanced with insets in three corners and a decorative title cartouche. Insets include: a map depicting Cook's discoveries in Alaska; Hudson Bay and Baffin Bay; and a very large map of the United States. The U.S. map depicts the original 13 states with four unnamed western territories, and the western boundary on the Mississippi. Von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99. $2,000 RESERVE

References:

Condition: A

Some discoloration in margins, just entering border at bottom. Old repair of short split on bottom centerfold. Still very good condition, for this scarce map with original color.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000

Unsold

Closed on 6/14/2000

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