Auction 93, Lot 78

"Haupt Karte America oder West Indien oder Die Neue Welt", Desing, P. Anselm

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1733 (published)

Publication: Historia Auxilia

Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 5.1 inches
10.7 x 13 cm

Copper engraved miniature map of the Americas. The northwest coast of North America is marked "Terra Incognita". Pictorial title cartouche depicting Benadictine monks bringing Christianity to the New World.


Condition: B

Sparse original color. Some light foxing in map, and ink specks on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/6/2000