Auction 95, Lot 11

"Designatio Orbis Christiani", Anon.

Subject: World

Period: 1607 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.1 x 6.2 inches
23.1 x 15.7 cm

Planispherical world map broadly based on Ortelius and similar to Hondius's Atlas Minor map of the same title. It shows most of the world, excluding the west coast of North America. In Asia, Korea is shown as an island. The Nile rises from twin lakes in southern Africa. There is a huge southern continent that incorporates the landmass or Australia. Folding as issued.

References: Shirley 261.

Condition: A

Folding as issued.Some soil in margins.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/13/2001

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