Auction 95, Lot 25

"Wereld-Kaart na de alderlaatste Ontdekking in't Licht gebragt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: World

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Boknopte Hand - Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.7 x 13 inches
42.4 x 33 cm

Handsome double hemisphere map with polar projections tucked between the spheres at top and bottom. In the Western Hemisphere the entire Northwest coast of North America is blank and only the western shore of New Zealand is mapped. In the Eastern Hemisphere 'Nieuw Holland' is shown with only the northern and western coastlines and they are connected to New Guinea. 'Van Diemens Land' is shown with several place names. Title in large ribbon style cartouche. $1,000 RESERVE.

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Condition: A

Very slight toning on top centerfold and stain in left margin, well away from map, else fine.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,300

Sold for: $925

Closed on 6/13/2001

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