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Auction 145, Lot 603

"[Lot of 6] An Amphitheatre Temple of Theseus at Athens [and] The Temple of Theseus at Athens [and] The Lanrborn of Demosthenes at Athens [and] Temple of Jupiter Olympius at Athens [and] The Marble Grotto in the Island of Antiparios [and] Greece",

Subject: Greece, Athens

Period: 1745-1856 (circa)

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This lot contains 5 views of Greece, including 4 of Athens and one of the island of Antiparos in the Aegean Sea, as well as a folio sized map of the country.

A. An Amphitheatre Temple of Theseus at Athens, from New Geographical Dictionary, circa 1759, black & white (8.8 x 7.0") .

B. The Temple of Theseus at Athens, from New Geographical Dictionary, circa 1759, black & white (8.8 x 7.0"). Condition: There is a 2" edge tear confined to the blank margin that has been repaired on verso with archival tape.

C. The Lanthorn of Demosthenes at Athens, from New Geographical Dictionary, circa 1759, black & white (8.8 x 7.0"). Condition: A tiny tear in top blank margin, not affecting image.

D. Temple of Jupiter Olympius at Athens, from New Geographical Dictionary, circa 1759, black & white (8.8 x 7.0").

E. The Marble Grotto in the Island of Antiparios, by Herman Moll, from Salmon's Modern History, circa 1745, black & white (13 x 8.5"). Condition: Light offsetting.

F. Greece, by Charles Desilver, dated 1856, hand color (14 x 11.2"). Well-engraved map of the region with good detail locating the islands and scores of place names Inset of Candia locates the major towns. Decorative borders.

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Condition: A

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Estimate: $200 - $250

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Closed on 6/12/2013

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