Auction 101, Lot 274

"Plan de l'Histoire universelle, oul'on voit les quatre Monarchies du Monde, et tous les Anciens Etats aussi bien que ceux qui subsistent aujourdhuy", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 13.3 inches
43.7 x 33.8 cm

Extremely interesting map with a large map of the Eastern Hemisphere, into which is inset a smaller Western Hemisphere with the Island of California. The map shows the extents of the Roman and Alexander the Great's empires. Below the map are seven vignettes depicting the seven wonders of the Ancient World. Tables of French text surround the entire map.

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Condition: A

Repaired short tear in bottom blank margin, not affecting map. Damp stain in top margin well away from image.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Unsold

Closed on 12/4/2002

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