Auction 123, Lot 615

"Les Cyclades…", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Greece

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 7 inches
17.8 x 17.8 cm

This fine map of the Cyclades in the Grecian Archelago is based on the cartography of D'Anville. An inset map details the small rocky islet of Delos, legendary birthplace of Apollo and the political and religious center of the Aegean in ancient times.

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Condition: A

There are some minor worm holes in the upper margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008

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