Sale 503 Lot 31

* SCHENCK, Pieter (1645-1715)
America Septentrionalis Novissima - America Meridionalis Accuratissima. Amsterdam, 1696.

Hand-colored engraved map, image 482 x 563 mm (sheet 512 x 596 mm). Two decorative cartouches. (Tear to center fold repaired on verso, edges reinforced on verso.) Notable for two decorative cartouches for North and South America, thought to be engraved by Romain de Hooghe, and for depicting California as an island following the Sanson projection. RARE: according to online records, only two copies of this map have appeared at auction in at least 40 years. Burden 722; Tooley p.125-6.

Estimate $ 800-1,200

Property from the Collection of Richard Coy, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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