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Auction 115, Lot 45

"De Oude Wereldt tot beter verstandt der Oude Geschiendenissen in het licht gegeven en nagezien door Isaak Vernburg", Wetstein, R & G.

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

27.6 x 14 inches
70.1 x 35.6 cm
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An unusual map of the Old World that covers most of Europe, Northern Africa and South-central Asia with insets of Greece and the coast of Italy centered on Rome. The sheet is beautifully engraved and filled with ancient place names.


Condition: A

Bit of faint offsetting, mostly in blank margins, overall very good.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/21/2006