Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 573

"Carte de la Mer Mediterranee Dressee pour le Voyage de Mr. de Chateaubriand", Lapie, Alexander Emile & Pierre

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1811 (dated)


Color: Black & White

30 x 18.7 inches
76.2 x 47.5 cm

A wide ranging chart centered on the Mediterranean that extends from Spain & Portugal to Turkey and the Holy Land. It shows considerable detail of coastlines, islands, major rivers and mountain ranges. Three insets of Morea [Peloponnesus], Syria & Palestine, and Anatolia.


Condition: B

Nice impression on very thick hand laid paper. Folding as issued with binding trim at right. Toned along upper half of one fold, trace of offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/1/2004