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Auction 93, Lot 22

"[Lot of 2] Globi Terrestris Hemisphaerium Superius [and] Globi Terrrestris Heimsphaerium Inferius", Mueller/Bodenehr

Subject: World

Period: 1692 (circa)


Color: Black & White

3.5 x 3.5 inches
8.9 x 8.9 cm
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Pair of hemisphere maps engraved by Gabriel Bodenehr for Johann Ulrich Muller's geography. These tiny maps have little detail, showing just the continental outlines. CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND. They each occupy the top two-thirds of a leaf of text. Ref: Shirley #555. Toned with light offsetting.


Condition: B

Estimate: $400 - $450


Closed on 12/6/2000