Auction 98, Lot 17

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

Subject: World

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 5.7 inches
12.7 x 14.5 cm

A bold border and decorative title cartouche enclose this miniature map of the world. The double hemisphere includes the Island of California, a blank Northwest coast of North America, and partial coastlines for Australia and New Zealand. Tucked between the spheres are two polar projections.

References:

Condition: A

Minor repair in lower margin.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/6/2002

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