Auction 93, Lot 34

"De Nieuwe en Oude Oppervlakke en Doorzigtkundige Aardryks Bolen", Keizer/De Lat

Subject: World

Period: 1747 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 6.8 inches
24.1 x 17.3 cm

Twin hemispheres surrounded by six diagrams showing various divisions of the globe. CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND. However, as this map was published at the very end of the controversy over the insular nature of California, the engraver has covered all bases and shows the island touching the mainland near the center of the eastern coast.

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Condition: B

Issued folded, now backed with Japanese tissue. Toning along folds.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2000

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