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Stock# 44815
Description

Striking map of the Eastern Hemishere depicting creation, with a circular map of the area between Arabia and India with a border showing the zodiac and allegorical depiction of the four elements in the corners

A marvelous allegorical map, which was one of the title pages of Scherer's Atlas. California is shown as an island and a primitive Australia also appears.

Scherer's epic work is one of the great late 17th and early 18th Century Cartographic works and is especially prized for its stunning engraving and evocative images .

Condition Description
Margins extended at left and right, with some evidence of discoloration.