Auction 106, Lot 461

"Theatrum Historicum ad annum Christi quadring ente simu in quo tu Imperii Romani tu Barbarorum…pars Orientalis…", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.7 x 18.7 inches
60.2 x 47.5 cm

Decorative map covering the region from the Middle East to northern India illustrating the eastern extent of the Roman Empire. Includes a large Eastern Hemisphere at top right corner with partially delineated Australia. This map originated with Delisle, but is here updated with an entirely different shape for the Caspian Sea. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/3/2004

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