Auction 92, Lot 29

"[World]", Homann

Subject: World

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 9.4 inches
27.9 x 23.9 cm

Interesting small double hemisphere map with CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND, Australia and New Zealand partially mapped and a misshapen Japan. There are no placenames. The continents are fully colored and those regions not yet fully explored are in outline color. Inset at top and bottom are polar projections; with the south pole depicted as totally blank.

References:

Condition: A

Bit of staining in left margin with just a bit affecting the border, overall very good.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/13/2000

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