Auction 106, Lot 322

"A New Map of Present Poland, Hungary, Walachia, Moldavia, Little Tartary…", Wells, Edward

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1700 (circa)

Publication: A New Sett of Maps…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 14.5 inches
50.8 x 36.8 cm

Handsome map of the area between Germany and Russia, from the Baltic to the Black Sea. Large decorative title cartouche containing the coat of arms of William, Duke of Gloucester. Wells was a professor at Oxford and his maps were highly regarded for their accuracy and crisp clean style. Engraved by Benjamin Cole.

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Condition: B

Repairs of worming and a short tear along centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/3/2004

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