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Auction 109, Lot 42

"Orbis Veteribus Notus Auspiciis Serenissimi Principls Ludovici Philippi Aurelianorum Ducis Publici Juris Factus", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1763 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26 x 19 inches
66 x 48.3 cm

Large map of the region of the world that was known in classical times, with up-to-date detail of topography and place names. The Nile River is still shown with its twin lakes source in the Lunae Montes located above the Equator. Inset at top left is "Indiae Extra Ganem pars Reliqua." Decorative title cartouche flanked by two scholars.


Condition: A

Couple of faint damp stains, overall very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2004