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Auction 100, Lot 45

"Orbis Antiquus", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 9.3 inches
34.3 x 23.6 cm
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This is a handsome copper engraved map of the ancient world as described by Ptolemy. Pleasant outline coloring delineates Asia, Europe, and Africa. Good details of important cities, mountain ranges and rivers. Seven distance scales.


Condition: A

Good impression with slightly oxidized color on thick paper with good margins.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/12/2002