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Carel Allard | World map, c.1683

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Carel Allard | World map, c.1683

Carel Allard | World map, c.1683

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,080

GBP

Carel Allard


Novissima totius orbis tabula. Amsterdam, c.1683


500 x 900mm., engraved map on two sheets joined, with additional letterpress side panels pasted on, contemporary hand colour, a few marginal repairs


RARE. A FINE SEPARATELY-ISSUED, SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY DOUBLE-HEMISPHERE WORLD MAP, with two further spheres in the cusps showing the two poles. The four corners contain vignettes of the seasons, each with references to the elements and the zodiac. The side panels contain an extensive gazetteer, with a lettered key relating to longitude and latitude.

Carel Allard (1648-c.1706) did not issue an atlas until 1696 by which time this map had been replaced.


LITERATURE:

Shirley 517 (side panels not mentioned)

A few marginal repairs


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