Auction 140, Lot 479

"[Lot of 2] Carte Ancienne et Moderne de l'Irlande [and] Nouvelle Carte de l'Irlande", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Black & White

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

Handsome pair of maps of Ireland flanked with panels of French text describing the history of Ireland with tables of ancient rulers, towns, cities, lakes, rivers, etc. Nouvelle Carte de l'Irlande depicts three maps showing changes from the ancient system of ecclesiastic divisions and how it was divided at the time of this map's creation. Size includes text panels, and varies slightly.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with wide margins and a hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/23/2012