Auction 127, Lot 656

"Rome Ancienne et Moderne", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Italy, Rome

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

Size:
17 x 13 inches
43.2 x 33 cm

This handsome plan of Rome shows the streets, parks, major buildings and the fortifications and ramparts in the southern part of the city below the river. Numerous tables keyed to the map name hundreds of palaces, colleges, gardens, ancient ruins and monuments and other important buildings. Eighteen formal gardens are listed.

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Condition: A

Beautiful, clean example. A printers crease at upper right and one very light toned area near center otherwise fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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