Auction 140, Lot 44

"Geografische Kaarte van de Oude Weereld Volgens de Verdeeling der Kinderen van Noach…", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1725 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.5 x 12.8 inches
44.5 x 32.5 cm

This classic map of the ancient world depicts Europe, Asia, and northern Africa with ancient place names. The prominent rococo-style cartouche and a large compass rose with fleur-de-lis adorn the elegant sheet.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with faint toning along centerfold at top.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/23/2012

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