Auction 93, Lot 31

"Typus Orbis Terrarum", Launay, C. L. de

Subject: World

Period: 1738 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 4.5 inches
19.3 x 11.4 cm

A rare and decorative small double hemisphere map set against a background of allegorical figures depicting the four elements, with the title on a banner above and cherubs symbolizing the winds. CALIFORNIA IS DEPICTED AS AN ISLAND.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/6/2000

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