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Auction 145, Lot 42

"Carte Geographique du Monde Ancien, Suivant le Partage des Enfans de Noe, apres leur Dispersion Arrivee a Babel", Calmet, Augustin

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1721 (dated)


Color: Black & White

17.6 x 12.9 inches
44.7 x 32.8 cm
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Attractive map showing the regions of the world that were known in biblical times. Place names are concentrated in the Middle East with only tribal names in the more distant areas. The large title cartouche is very decorative. Engraved by P. Starckman.


Condition: B

A dark impression on watermarked paper with wide, original margins, light offsetting, and toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 6/12/2013