Auction 136, Lot 523

"Carte pour l'Intelligence de l'Histoire d'Angleterre ou on Remarque les Conquests de Cette Monarchie…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Europe - Western

Period: 1708-1739 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.8 x 13.5 inches
45.2 x 34.3 cm

This interesting sheet contains a map of western Europe (10.5 x 10.7") surrounded by detailed information about England. The title indicates that the map relays the history of England and its conquests within Europe. The map includes: two family trees of the English monarchy; three tables outlining the major states and cities of Europe, as well as those states that were conquered by England; and historical notes. The map also features a compass rose and an inset showing the whole of Europe and the Mediterranean identifying the route of Richard the Lionheart on his Crusade to the Holy Land. The map is marked, "Tome 2 n. 46."

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Condition: A

Centerfold tear in bottom margin repaired on verso with archival paper tape.

Estimate: $220 - $300

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/1/2011

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