Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 41

"[Set of 5 maps] Planisphaerium Globi Terrestris [and] Africa [and] Europa [and] Asia [and] America", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: World and Continents

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Geographicus Portatilis

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.7 inches
12.2 x 9.4 cm

Charming set of miniature maps drawn by Tobias Lobeck and engraved by Tobias Conrad Lotter. Each is finely engraved with an incredible amount of detail for such small maps.

References: King, p. 36 & 150.

Condition: B

Original color, minor light soil.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,100

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/12/2002