Auction 110, Lot 591

"Carte des Pays Voisins de la Mer Caspiene…", Delisle/Buache

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1745 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.5 x 18 inches
62.2 x 45.7 cm

This attractive map is one of the few detailed maps to focus on the region of Armenia and Georgia. It is filled with superb detail of the region with topography, roads, fortifications, cities, villages and notations. Adorned with a title cartouche and two compass roses. First issued by Delisle in 1723, this is a later edition by Philip Buache.


Condition: B

Sharp impression and original outline color. Light scattered foxing and slightly faded color. Remargined top and bottom for binding into a composite atlas.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/2/2005