Auction 123, Lot 618

"La Grece et ses Isles…", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Greece

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13.4 inches
42.7 x 34 cm

This is a detailed map of Greece, the islands of the Aegean Sea, and the adjacent coastline of Turkey. Crete is shown at the bottom of the map. The map is based on the cartography of D'Anville. Bocage cataloged the D'Anville collection in the Bibliotheque Nationale. The map illustrates the imaginary travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed with a 3" binding tear along the left border repaired on verso with paper.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/20/2008

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