Auction 93, Lot 24

"Typus Totius Orbis Terraquei Geographice Delineatus, et ad usum Globo Materiali Superinducendus", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas…Part V…Geographica Artificialis

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 8.5 inches
34.3 x 21.6 cm

Finely engraved set of globe gores. This is one of eleven world maps, which appeared in the Novus Atlas that was published between 1702 and 1710. CALIFORNIA IS AN ISLAND, "Iedso" is a part of Japan, and Australia is not yet fully formed. Strapwork title cartouche.

References: Shirely 633.

Condition: A+

Very sharp impression and lovely color.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,300

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/6/2000