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Auction 125, Lot 648

"La Messenie…", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Greece

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

8.7 x 7.5 inches
22.1 x 19.1 cm

A handsome little map of the Messenian Gulf. Published in an imaginary travel journal by Jean Jacques Barthelemy set in ancient Greece, the title translates to The Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece.


Condition: B+

A nice impression on a sheet with two tiny wormholes in the upper border.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 9/24/2008