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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 119 - closed 5/9/2007

Featuring 951 lots of rare antique maps, charts, pocket maps, globes and atlases
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Lot #863: "Hesperthusa" Johann Christoph Volkamer

Antique engraving Hesperthusa
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Estimate:
$70.00 - $100.00
Sold for: $90.00

Lot 863
By: Johann Christoph Volkamer
Subject: Prints Miscellaneous
Date: 1708

Publication: Nurnbergische Hesperides

Condition: A
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Color: uncolored

Size: 7.8 x 12.2 inches
19.9 x 31.0 cm

Lovely engraving featuring an architectural setting with putti and one of the daughters of Hesperus, named Hesperthusa, from a book devoted to citrus trees. Engraved by P. Decker.

Sharp impression with a little light foxing in margins. Left binding side slightly close, still sufficient for framing.

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