Auction 116, Lot 633

"Alcibiadis Expeditionum Tabula Geographica ex Plutarcho", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Greece

Period: 1678 (circa)

Publication: Cartes de Geographie

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 14 inches
57.2 x 35.6 cm

This sparse depiction of Greece and its islands illustrates the expeditions of Alcibiades, an Athenian general who was successful during the Peloponnesian War. The map also covers the boot of Italy, part of Sicily, the western shore of Turkey and part of Crete. The ornate, flourishing title cartouche contrasts with the simplicity of the map.

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Condition: A

Good impression with faint toning along fold, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Unsold

Closed on 9/20/2006

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