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Auction 108, Lot 463

"Macedonia Alexandri M. Patria Illustris", Lauremberg, Johannes Wilhelm

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1657 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 16 inches
57.2 x 40.6 cm
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Fine map of Macedonia and northern Greece in classical times providing historical and geographical detail with both ancient and Macedonian place names. Beautifully embellished with title and scale cartouches, each surrounded by figures of animals, putti and a surveyor. Lauremberg drew this map for his Atlas Graecia Antiqua (1656) published by Jansson, and it also appears in Jansson's atlases.


Condition: B

Bit of very faint foxing, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/29/2004