Auction 96, Lot 23

"Der Gantze Welt Kreis in Seinen Zwey Grossen Begriffen als 1 Dem Neueren und 2 Dem Alteren…", Stridbeck, Johann

Subject: World

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

5 x 5.7 inches
12.7 x 14.5 cm

An unusual miniature map in twin hemispheres together with polar projections. Title in decorative cartouche and enclosed in a bold border. CALIFORNIA IS AN ISLAND.


Condition: A

Some chips in right margins, one very close to platemark, else very fine.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/12/2001