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Auction 95, Lot 18

"Carta Hydrographica oder Algemeine Welt und Commercien Carte Warinnen die Grosse Meer und Seen, auch SeeKüsten, und fornehmbste Laender, der Gantzen Welt, neben denen Schiffarthen nach West und Oost Indien auch von dar zurucke, deutlich entworffen", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 5.7 inches
22.9 x 14.5 cm
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Charming little world map showing the Dutch commercial interests in the East and West Indies. The map combines several cartographic myths including the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA, the great southern landmass, here labeled 'Laender des Sud Pols', and 'Compagnie Land' situated between Asia and North America. Two ships decorate the map at the top of columns of Dutch text at sides. Within the map the trade routes to and from the East and West Indies are traced.


Condition: A

Minor mat burn in margins.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/13/2001