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Auction 116, Lot 840

"Marine. Pl. 115", Diderot, Denis

Subject: Ships

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Encyclopedie

Color: Black & White

34 x 9 inches
86.4 x 22.9 cm
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A large and highly detailed copper engraved elevation that shows a handsome three-masted sailing ship along its entire length. Remarkable detail of the interior of the ship displays numerous decks, compartments and bulkheads. This terrific ship plan was beautifully engraved by Benard.


Condition: A+

Folding as issued with full original margins. A trace of easily erased offsetting, still a fine example.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/20/2006