1704 Bodenehr Antique Twin Hemisphere World Map, California as an Island

Cartographer :Gabriel Bodenehr

  • Title : Der Gantze Welt Kreis in seinen Zwey Grossen Begriffen
  • Ref #:  92831
  • Size: 7in x 6in (180mm x 150mm)
  • Date : 1704
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

This fine hand coloured original antique twin Hemisphere World map was published by Gabriel Bodenehr in the 1704 edition of Atlas Curieux  

A bold border and decorative title cartouche enclose this miniature map of the world. The double hemisphere includes the Island of California, a blank Northwest coast of North America, and partial coastlines for Australia and New Zealand. Tucked between the spheres are two polar projections. (Ref: M&B; Tooley)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy & stable
Paper color: - White
Age of map color: - Early
Colors used: - Blue, yellow, green, pink
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 7in x 6in (180mm x 150mm)
Paper size: - 6in x 5 1/4in (150mm x 135mm)
Margins: - Min 1/4in (6mm)

Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None