Auction 130, Lot 604

"[Lot of 2] L'Arcadie… [and] La Thessalie…", Barbie du Bocage, Jean Denis

Subject: Greece

Period: 1791 (published)

Publication: Les Voyages du jeune Anacharsis en Greece

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 6.2 inches
21.1 x 15.7 cm

The first map (8.3 x 6.2") illustrates the remote, mountainous region of Arcadia in ancient Greece. The second map (11.5 x 7.4") illustrates the region of Thessaly in northern Greece. It is based on the cartography of Janvier and depicts the region in ancient times when it was briefly allied with the Persians. 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.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $120 - $160

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Closed on 12/2/2009

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