Auction 123, Lot 63

"Orbis Antiquus", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 9.3 inches
34.3 x 23.6 cm

This is a handsome copper engraved map of the ancient world as described by Ptolemy, delineating Asia, Europe, and Africa. The map is filled with names of ancient places and tribes . In the upper right corner are seven distance scales.


Condition: A

A dark impression on a sturdy sheet. There is some minor marginal foxing.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/20/2008