Auction 119, Lot 459

"Europa", Schreiber, Johann Georg

Subject: Europe

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9.7 x 6.4 inches
24.6 x 16.3 cm

Attractive map of Europe showing the political divisions, which are listed in a column at right. The detail is minutely engraved and includes volcanoes, mountains and other topographical details. The title cartouche features Europa with Mercury and a globe.


Condition: A

Crisply engraved with some soil and faint foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 5/9/2007