104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM


    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2512 | Lot 215
    Price Realized: $25,000With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

    • Sale 2512 Lot 215

      VERBIEST, PIETER. Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographi Emendata auct: I : Uerbist. Engraved double-hemispheric world map. 16 3/4x22 inches sheet size, lower margin wide, others shaved to platemark; original hand-color in full; backed to a sheet of laid paper at an early time, original folds, light surface soiling, several pin-size wormholes. Antwerp, 1636

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

      A spectacularly attractive separately-published Dutch world map. The spandrels surrounding the hemispheres are richly decorated by peasant-class agricultural allegories of the four seasons. Extremely rare, with Shirley making mention of only two (privately held) copies known to him. Shirley 343; Tooley Dictionary page 638.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $25,000