Auction 126, Lot 614

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

Subject: Greece

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 7.5 inches
29.2 x 19.1 cm

This map illustrates the region of Thessaly in northern Greece. The region is depicted in ancient times when it was briefly allied with the Persians. This map is based on the cartography of Janvier. 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: A

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 12/3/2008