Auction 117, Lot 49

"Astygnomon Sive Europaearum Urbium Maxime in Signium Index Earum Distantias mut Uas Perquam Accurate Ostendens", Valck, Gerard

Subject: Thematic Maps

Period: 1710 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.9 x 16.5 inches
53.1 x 41.9 cm

Unusual thematic chart showing the traveling distances from various European cities. Decorated with many putti and a damsel engaged in cartographic and mathematical pursuits.


Condition: C

Original hand coloring. Corners have been added in the blank margin. Scattered foxing in map with an old repair on bottom centerfold and a tear in bottom margin.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006