Auction 121, Lot 700

"Carte Historique, Cronologique, Geographique de l'Empire Grec, avec des Remarques sur les Conquestes d'Alexander le Grand, Foudateur de Cette Empire", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.25 x 13.1 inches
43.8 x 33.3 cm

This is a fascinating map of the region of the Eastern Mediterranean through Central Asia. The conquests of Alexander the Great are noted, as well as the travels of Apostle Paul. There are notations throughout the map, noting the "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World", depicted with tiny vignettes. Table of French text above and below the map

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Condition: A

Excellent impression on a sheet with wide original margins. Just a hint of toning along edges. A short centerfold split in the bottom margin has been repaired with archival tape on verso.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/26/2007

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