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Auction 130, Lot 603

"[Lot of 2] La Phocide et la Doride… [and] La Beotie…", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Greece

Period: 1787 (dated)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

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Three maps 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. The first map illustrates the region near Mount Parnassus and the Gulf of Crissa, an ancient district of central Greece. It is based on the cartography of D'Anville (7.5 x 6.5"). The second map covers Boeotia (Beotia) north of the eastern part of the Gulf of Corinth. The region is dominated by the large Lake Copais and Thebes is its major city (10 x 6.2").


Condition: A+

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/2/2009