Lot 524 of 576:
Americas with California an island  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
$400 - $600

America oder Neu Europa

Meullers, Johann Bernhard





Copper-engraved map. 22x18.3 cm (8½x7¼"), tipped at top to backing leaf.

Rather scarce map of North and South America, "California as a long island with indented northern coast. Land to northwest labeled: "Terra Borealis icognita detect. a Joh. de Gama. Guadalcanal is wrongly placed near west coast of South America" - McLaughlin 198. An engraved vignette in lower left depicts three Europeans presenting an open chest to a native. The map was issued in Meullers/ "Leben un gewohnheiten der Ostjacken."..

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Lower left margin trimmed to neat line as issued for folding into book; very good.

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