Auction 109, Lot 41

"Geografische Kaarte van de Oude Weereld volgens de verdeeling der Kinderen van Noach…", Wetstein, R & G.

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1728 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17.4 x 13 inches
44.2 x 33 cm

A finely colored and classic map of the ancient world. Beautifully engraved to show Europe, Asia and northern Africa. Decorative rococo-style cartouche and large compass rose with fleur-de-lis. Attributed to Augustin Calmet.


Condition: A

Dark impression and fine coloring. On fine hand laid paper with large watermark and wide margins. One tiny spot in Mediterranean, else fine.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/1/2004