Auction 108, Lot 505

"Carte de l'Empire Othoman Consideree dans les Etats de Cette Puissance, et des Etats qui l'Avoisinent ou qui luy sont Tributaires, Ainsi que Deux Petites Cartes pour Conduire, a l'Histoire Universel et en Particulier a l'Histoire d'Alexandre le Grand", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Mediterranean & Near East

Period: 1714 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
35.5 x 19 inches
90.2 x 48.3 cm

Grand map of the Mediterranean and Near East extending to the Caspian Sea, and including Persia, the Arabian peninsula and also covering most of southern Europe and northern Africa. Below are 2 insets, one of a similar area to the large map and the other of the Peloponnese Peninsula (Greece). At sides are tables describing the countries and towns depicted on the maps, together with historical notes on the Empire of Alexander the Great and the Roman Empire. Two sheets joined, as issued.

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Condition: A

Lovely coloring. Tissue reinforced joint and a couple of minor fold separations repaired with tissue.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/29/2004

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