15 Katusch Manuscript map of America / Virtual Map Fair 163


Description: Publisher: KATUSCH
Title: Skizze von Amerika. (Manuscript)
Published in: Germany ca.1800

Size: 31.2 x 21.7 inches.
79.3 x 55.0 cm.

In original colours.
Condition: Paper with some minor brown spotting in lower part. Repair of two tears in upper part map. Generally a fine manuscript map on paper.
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A map of America, according to the title drawn in a stereographic projection. In the lower right and left hand corner keys to the different countries in North or South America with there position in longitude and latitude. The 13 States in North America listed and Free States. Also a list of the islands around America. Text in German. In lower part Nord Amerika ist nach Tempelmann 231192 Meilen, so auch Süd Amerika 340917M und daher ganz America ohne Inseln 572109 Meilen gross.
Norman gigt es samt den Westindischen Inseln auf 1064000 Quadrat M. an .
Lower left New Zealand and in center Sandwich Islands, with Cooks discovery date, among other discoveries. In lower right Sandwich Islands shown as a large coastline.
Signed: Katusch fecit.
Interesting and large manuscript map.
  • Number: 1630163
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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