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The Fall Manuscript, Collectibles, Stamp and Space Memorabilia Auction

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Lot 1015
Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accuratissima Tabula. Autore Iohanne à Loon, [Amsterdam, 1680] 2nd edition. 17¾ x 21"; matted and framed to 30". Double hemispherical map of the world based largely on Visscher's world map of 1658. With California as an island. Shows Tasman's discoveries in 1642-43 and 1644. Decorative cartouche with English coat of arms reads: "Serenissimo Potentissimoque / Domino, Domino / Carolo Secondo / Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regi, Defensori Fidei. Hano tabulam totius Orbis. D.D.D." Hemispheres are surrounded by colored illustrations of Zeus, Poseidon, Persephone and Demeter. Overall age browning and staining; moderate damage from insects, primarily to borders; foxing to mat. Not examined out of frame.

Van Loon (c. 1649-86) was a mathematician and engraver who contributed charts and maps to various pilot books and sea atlases by Jacobsz, Jan Jansson, Johannes J anssonius van Waesbergen and Robijn. In 1661he published a sea atlas which was popular until the end of the century.

Shirley, R.W. Mapping the world, 439
Phillips, 476.
Estimated Value $500-UP.
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Lot 1016
United States, Drawn and Engraved by J. Archer, Pentonville London, c. 1843. 13½ x 10¾" sheet. Being page 46 from Gilbert's Modern Atlas. Showing "Railways already open" in the eastern U.S., from the Great Lakes to the north and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. With handcolored outlines of states. Light toning; small tear at left margin, affecting nothing.
Estimated Value $75 - 100.
The Arden Family Holdings of Beverly Hills.

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