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    [Map Showing California as an Island]. Johann Baptist Homann. Geographische Universal Zeig und Schlag-Uhr. Nuremberg: Homanns, circa 1730-1740.

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    Visible area measures approximately 22.5 x 19 inches, framed to an overall size of 31 x 27 inches. Minor toning. Very good. Map of the Northern Hemisphere centered to the North Pole, depicted on the dial of a mantle-piece clock, based on one made for Homann by Nuremberg clockmaker Zacharias Landteck with panels of German text at the sides. Interestingly, it shows California as an island.



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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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