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Auction 104, Lot 486

"Graecia Vetus ex Schaedis Sansonianis desumpta, in qua Macedonia, Thessalia, Epirus, Achaia et Peloponesus…", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Greece

Period: 1768 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Black & White

21.5 x 19 inches
54.6 x 48.3 cm
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Large handsome map of ancient Greece based on Nicolas Sanson's work. Includes all of the islands, Crete and the Turkish coast. In this second state the course of the Haliacmon River is corrected. Large, decorative title cartouche. Only the borders are colored.

References: Pedley #369.

Condition: A

Fine impression on thick, soft paper with two large watermarks. A few minor marginal tears, hint of offsetting, couple tiny spots, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $300


Closed on 9/10/2003