Auction 130, Lot 647

"Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1652 (circa)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

The conquests of Alexander the Great in the Middle East and Persia are illustrated on this historical map. The region covered extends from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus valley. The large decorative cartouches emphasize the military theme.

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Condition: B+

The color is highlighted with gold. There are some extraneous creases along the centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/2/2009

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