Auction 142, Lot 75

"Tableau Comparatif de la Hauteur des Principaux Monuments de Toutes les Parties du Monde, Presentant Leur Configuration, les Details Exacts de Leur Elevation et la Date de Leur Construction",

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 17.3 inches
58.4 x 43.9 cm

This thematic chart compares the heights of 71 major world monuments and buildings. A table under the illustration lists the monuments in order of elevation and provides the height in both meters and feet, the location, the date of construction, and the architect when applicable. Engraved by Edouard Hocquart after Antoine Marie Perrot.

References:

Condition: A

Attractive color with minor foxing. Short centerfold separations in top and bottom blank margins have been repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/28/2012

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