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Auction 145, Lot 44

"[Lot of 2] Partis Orbis Veteribus Groecis Romanisque Notae Mappa Generalis [and] Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Notus",

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1826-50 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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A. Partis Orbis Veteribus Groecis Romanisque Notae Mappa Generalis, by Louis Vivien de Saint Martin, from Atlas Universel Pour servir a l'Etude De La Geographie, dated 1826 (17.5 x 12.0"). Vivien was born in 1802 and died in 1897. This was his first atlas published. Condition: Original outline color with wide margins and light damp stains that just enter map at left.

B. Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Notus, by Justus Perthes, from Spruner's Atlas Antiquus, circa 1850 (16.2 x 13.3"). This ancient world map includes insets depicting the world based on the works of Homer, Hecataeus of Miletus, Herodotus, Eratosthenes and Strabo. Condition: Original outline color with light scattered foxing and a small damp stain that just enters map border at top.

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Condition: B+

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Estimate: $95 - $120

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Closed on 6/12/2013

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