Tag Archives: Natural History

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1587 map of the New World, $80,000, Swann Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1587 map of the New World, $80,000, Swann Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall Richard Hakluyt’s 1587 map of the New World, titled Novus Orbis, the first map to use the designations “Virginea” and “Nuevo Mexico”, sold for $80,000 at a sale of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books held December 5th by Swann Galleries […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Map of Kyoto, Japan, $93,750, Swann Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century map of Kyoto as the imperial capital of Japan sold for $93,750 at a sale of Maps, Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books held June 3 by Swann Auction Galleries in […]