Catalog Archive
Auction 145, Lot 43

"De Oude Wereldt Tot Beter Verstandt der Oude Geschiendenissen in Het Licht Gegeven en Nagezien Door Isaak Vernburg", Wetstein, R & G.

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

27.6 x 14 inches
70.1 x 35.6 cm
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An unusual map of the Old World that covers most of Europe, Northern Africa and South-central Asia with insets of Greece and the coast of Italy centered on Rome. The sheet is beautifully engraved and filled with ancient place names. Printed on two joined sheets.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with several short separations along one fold that have been repaired on verso with old paper and a few extraneous creases adjacent to the folds.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/12/2013