Auction 103, Lot 19

"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: World

Period: 1719 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 13.2 inches
44.5 x 33.5 cm

Extremely interesting sheet has a large map of the Eastern Hemisphere, into which is inset a smaller Western Hemisphere with the Island of California. Seven vignettes depicting the seven wonders of the Ancient World are engraved at bottom. Tables describing the countries and peoples of the world surround the entire map.


Condition: A

Delicately colored map with folds as issued. Light tidemarks contained primarily in blank margins.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $600

Closed on 6/11/2003