Auction 103, Lot 276

"Nova et Accurata totius Europae", Danckerts, Justus

Subject: Europe

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.5 x 19.2 inches
57.2 x 48.8 cm

Uncommon and finely engraved, large map of Europe based on De Wit. It is richly ornamented with small compass rose and Europa shown riding Zeus in the form of a bull, and several putti holding the title banner aloft.

References:

Condition: C

Margins trimmed for a previous framing with slight loss of neatline top and bottom. Evenly toned with a couple of tiny water spots. 2" separation at bottom fold. Two old paper repairs on centerfold.

Estimate: $180 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/11/2003

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