Auction 130, Lot 690

"Tabula Altera Quae Continet Potissima Asiae et Reliqua Europae ac Africae", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Caucasus, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Period: 1710 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 14.8 inches
41.9 x 37.6 cm

This interesting map covers a broad region centered on the Black and Caspian Seas. This was a region long disputed between the Christian and Islamic empires and the title cartouche features soldiers and a marching army.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened with tissue reinforcements of fold intersections. Narrow or no margins, as issued, with a tiny (repaired) binding tear in the left border.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/2/2009

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