Auction 115, Lot 581

"Graeciae Antiquae Specimen Geographicum", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Greece

Period: 1762 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 20 inches
48.3 x 50.8 cm

A handsome chart that shows the entire region north to Macedonia. Inset further expands the northern reaches of the map to show Macedonia, Dardania, and Thrachia. The sheet is fully engraved with details throughout and decorated with a large rococo-style title cartouche with figures, and six distance scales. London edition published in 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53 Fleet Street.

References:

Condition: C

With very wide margins top and bottom. Overall offsetting, side margin with some chipping. Two areas of replaced paper affecting border along fold with facsimile.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/21/2006

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