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Auction 120, Lot 663

"Tabula Geographica quae Continet Totam Fere Europam et Proxima Africae / Tabula Altera quae Continet Potissima Asiae et Reliqua Europae ac Africae, c.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1710 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
32.8 x 14.8 inches
83.3 x 37.6 cm

This great and wide ranging map covers all of Europe and the Middle East. It includes Northern Africa, Ireland, England, much of Scandinavia and Russia, and extends to include all of the Caspian Sea. Composed of two joined maps, each with it's own title as given above. Each with a most decorative military-themed title cartouche. A small compass rose with fleur-de-lys floats in the Atlantic Ocean. Filled with place names, roads, political divisions, watershed and some topographical information. Names London, Paris, Madrid, Baghdad, etc. An uncommon issue for which we find no reference or prior sales information.

References:

Condition: B

Folding as issued with dark impression and original margins. Two maps joined, apparently as issued. A little light toning or offsetting and one spot in Black Sea.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $650

Closed on 7/18/2007

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