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330: Valk map of the World, California an island

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Title: Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula
Author: Valk, Gerard & Leonard
Description: Copper-engraved double-hemisphere map of the world, hand-colored, surrounded by hand-colored allegorical engravings. 48.4x57.4 cm. (19x22").Striking map of the world surrounded by "lively scenes of the four seasons," as described by Shirley, who also notes "The map has been updated geographical compared to Valk's earlier ones and now includes the newly-discovered Mississippi basin and the supposed Mer Glaciale almost connecting Hudson's Bay with the ocean just north of California. All traces of any southern continent have been deleted..."
Heading: zzf(World)Place Published: Amsterdam
Date Published: c.1700 or later


Laid down on backing board, trimmed to neat lines at sides and nearly to the neat lines at top and bottom, evidence of earlier split along centerfold, some soiling; fair, sold as is.
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Estimate $600 – $900
Starting Bid $300

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