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Auction 99, Lot 78

"America", Magini, Giovanni Antonio

Subject: Western Hemisphere

Period: 1597 (published)

Publication: Geographiae Universae

Color: Hand Color

6.7 x 5 inches
17 x 12.7 cm

This finely engraved map is derived from Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania's 1582 map of the Americas and further based on the geography of Ortelius. Most notable is the characteristic bulge to the west coast of South America and the huge Southern Continent that attaches to Nova Guinea. The 1597 edition was printed by Petrus Keschedt.

References: Burden #97.

Condition: A

Later color.

Estimate: $750 - $800

Sold for: $1,000

Closed on 6/12/2002