Auction 97, Lot 33

"Kaart van de Geheele Wereld na de Alderlaatste Ontdekkingen", Gravius, N. T.

Subject: World

Period: 1788 (published)


Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 7 inches
29.2 x 17.8 cm

Uncommon small world map on Mercator's projection. Alaska is still shown as an island and Tasmania is shown attached to the mainland. Nice detail of the islands throughout the world. Decorative title cartouche and compass rose.


Condition: B

Light foxing, mostly in margins. Split in bottom margin, repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2001