Auction 97, Lot 24

"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: 1706 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 5.7 inches
22.9 x 14.5 cm

Interesting 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. Two ships decorate the map at the top of columns of German text at sides. Within the map the trade routes to and from the East and West Indies are traced.

References:

Condition: A

Tiny hole in the margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/5/2001

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