Jun 13, 2024 - Sale 2672

Sale 2672 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND.) Two small-scale engraved maps showing the cartographic curiosity. Vp, vd

Additional Details

Robert Morden. America. Hand-colored engraved map of North and South America showing California as an island. 6¾x5½ inches sheet size, including printed text below; light age tone. London, circa 1688. Burden 519.

Jacques Benigne Bossuet. Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre, Representee en Deux Plan Hemispheres. Engraved folding map of the world showing California as an island. 6x7 inches sheet size; left margin repaired with subtle ink reinstatement. [Amsterdam, circa 1755].