Auction 107, Lot 36

"A Synopsis of the Repeopling of the World by the Descendents of Noah", Neele, Samuel John

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1808 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 9.5 inches
38.1 x 24.1 cm

Fascinating world map in the Ptolemaic style that divides the earth into three Plantations. Northern Africa is the plantation of the descendents of Ham, Europe is the domain of the descendents of Japhet and Asia is populated by the descendents of Shem. Tables at bottom give further details on the theory by name and region. Published by Stackhouse.

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Condition: B

Dark impression on '1808' watermarked paper with original coloring. Scattered toning. Some mold staining in very wide bottom margin.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/9/2004

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