Auction 103, Lot 438

"[Lot of 5]", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Asia

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 9.2 inches
34.3 x 23.4 cm

Lot of five maps showing Asia as it was known to the ancients. 1) Imperia Antiqua pars Orientalis shows India and the Bay of Bangladesh. 2)Imperia Antiqua covers the Middle East. 3) Asia Minor details present-day Turkey. 4) Mappa Dispersus Filiorum Noemi shows the dispersal of the sons of Noah after the Flood. 5) Judea seu Duodecim Tribus depicts the twelve tribes of Israel.

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Condition: A

Couple of tiny centerfold separations with minor foxing in blank margins. Otherwise all maps bright and crisp.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/11/2003

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