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Auction 118, Lot 530

"The War in Europe", Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning

Subject: Europe

Period: 1854 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.8 x 21 inches
63 x 53.3 cm

Very handsome pocket map has fine hand coloring and elaborate double border with flourishes at each corner. The map extends to include most of Scandinavia, Russia in Europe to the Urals, most of Persia, and the north of Africa to show portions of Morocco, Algiers, Tripoli, Egypt and Arabia. At far right are the Russian Tartary and Indian Tartary. Hand colored by country. The map folds into embossed and gilt-stamped cloth covers, 3.5 x 5.5". A list of other maps available from this venerated firm is on the inside cover. An uncommon issue for which we find to references or past sales information.

References:

Condition: B

Very nice color and impression with full original margins. Some fold splits or tears cleanly and professionally closed on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/6/2007

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