Auction 99, Lot 21

"Typus Totius Orbis Terraquei Geographice Delineatus, et ad usum Globo Materiali Superinducendus", Scherer, Heinrich

Subject: World

Period: 1700 (dated)

Publication: Novus Atlas…Part V…Geographica Artificialis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 8.5 inches
34.3 x 21.6 cm

Interesting set of globe gores. This is one of eleven world maps, which appeared in the Novus Atlas that was published between 1702 and 1710. California is shown as an Island, Iedso is a part of Japan, and Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand are not yet fully formed. Strapwork title cartouche.

References: Shirley #633.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $1,500 - $1,600

Sold for: $1,400

Closed on 6/12/2002

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