Auction 129, Lot 540

"Artesia", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: France

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Historiae Universalis Auctorium

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.3 x 2.6 inches
10.9 x 6.6 cm

This tiny map of Artois in the northeastern portion of France bordering Belgium is very scarce. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

Estimate: $95 - $130

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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