Sale: 353 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 18. 2009 in Hamburg Lot 53

 
Amerika - Americae nova tabula.

53
Amerika
Americae nova tabula., 1635.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,400
Sold:
€ 3,300 / $ 3.630

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Nord- und Südamerika/Blaeu
Altkolor. Kupferstich bei W. J. Blaeu, Amsterdam 1635. 41,3 : 55,7 cm.
Beautifully embellished map of America. Framed by decorative borders with plans or views of towns (Havana, Mexiko, Rio de Janeiro etc.) and figures (South American natives). Contains a small inset of Greenland, Iceland and the myth. island of Frisland. - Bottom of centrefold, right margin and small tear in left margin skillfully restored. White margins only slightly stained.

53
Amerika
Americae nova tabula., 1635.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 4,000 / $ 4,400
Sold:
€ 3,300 / $ 3.630

(incl. 20% surcharge)