Auction 116, Lot 418

"L'Europe Dressee sur les observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences", Delisle/Schenk

Subject: Europe

Period: 1708 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 18 inches
58.4 x 45.7 cm

Large, attractive map of Europe, including Iceland and the Mediterranean, based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle. The German Empire dominates all of central Europe, Poland takes in all of northeastern Europe, and the Turkish Empire occupies all of southeastern Europe. Fine decorative title cartouche.

References:

Condition: B

Sharp impression and original color. Professional paper restoration of bottom right corner with expert facsimile of part of the distance scales and border.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/20/2006

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