May 26, 2016 - Sale 2417

Sale 2417 - Lot 54

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
HONDIUS, HENRICUS. America Septentrionalis. Double-page engraved map of North America with California as an Island. 470x545 mm image size. Hand-colored. Nice Example. Amsterdam: Jansson, [1641]

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Burden 245.2, saying "Henricus Hondius' beautifully engraved map of North America had greater influence than any other to date in perpetuating the theory of California as an island."