Auction 129, Lot 459

"Europa Vetus…", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Europe

Period: 1668 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 16.5 inches
55.9 x 41.9 cm

Handsome map of Europe showing its ancient political divisions and place names. The map extends to include Iceland and all the lands bordering the Mediterranean. Decorated with a fine title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Lightly toned with a few spots in the map. The bottom fold has been repaired in the margin and there is a small paper loss at right that has been restored.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/23/2009