Auction 139, Lot 399

"Europa Religionis Christianae Morum et Pacis ac Belli Artium Cultu Omnium Terrarum Orbis Partium Praestantiss", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Europe

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.5 inches
57.2 x 49.5 cm

This detailed map of Europe shows large German and Ottoman Empires, and Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine as one united Kingdom. The decorative title cartouche features religious and allegorical figures signifying Christianity as a moral and civilizing force throughout Europe.

References:

Condition: B

Light foxing with several centerfold separations that have been closed on verso with archival materials. There are a few short tears just entering the map border at bottom that have also been repaired with archival materials. There is some chalk on the face of the map that has been used to lighten some toning and foxing mostly along the centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Unsold

Closed on 2/15/2012

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