Auction 115, Lot 582

"Craecia Antiqua ad accuratas Recentiorum Observationes…", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Greece

Period: 1794 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25 x 18.8 inches
63.5 x 47.8 cm

Decorative map detailing the southern portion of Greece from the Thessalia region south to include Crete. Very interesting architectural themed title cartouche features figures, a chariot race, and the Colossus at Rhodes in the background. This is the London edition by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53 Fleet Street.

References:

Condition: C

Fine impression and original hand coloring on a thick sheet with full margins. Overall offsetting, else good.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/21/2006

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