Auction 126, Lot 677

"L'Helles-Pont pour l'Intelligence du Voyage du Jenne Anacharsis…", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1782 (dated)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.6 x 7.2 inches
19.3 x 18.3 cm

This is a detailed map of the Dardanelles based on the cartography of D'Anville. Hellespont was the ancient name of this narrow strait. It was so called from Helle, after the daughter of Athamas, who drowned in the strait.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $110 - $150

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Closed on 12/3/2008

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