Auction 117, Lot 698

"[Lot of 7 - Mediterranean and Middle East]", Cellarius, Christophorus

Subject: Mediterranean and Middle East

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Geographia Antiqua: being a Complete Set of Maps of Antient Geography


12 x 8 inches
30.5 x 20.3 cm

Nice group of maps engraved by William Henry Toms and Richard William Seale. First is colored, other are uncolored.

1) Oriens Persia, India &c.
2) Aegyptus et Cyrenaica
3) Aegypti Delta et Nili Ostia
4) Sicilia Antiqua
5) Bosporus, Maeotis, Iberia, Albania, et Sarmatia Asiatica
6) Palaestina sev Terra Sancta
7) Arabia, Petraea et Deserta


Condition: B

All lightly toned with brittle and torn margins. Margins trimmed but still adequate for framing. #6 with a chip in right margin with paper laid in with archival tape and slight loss of neatline.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2006