Auction 146, Lot 389

"L'Europe Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, et Quelques Autres...", Delisle/Schenk

Subject: Europe

Period: 1708 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.9 x 17.9 inches
58.2 x 45.5 cm

Large, attractive map of Europe, including Iceland and the Mediterranean, based on the geography of Guillaume Delisle. The German Empire dominates all of central Europe, Poland takes in all of northeastern Europe, and the Turkish Empire occupies all of southeastern Europe. Fine decorative title cartouche.

References:

Condition: B+

A fine impression with attractive color and very light soiling. There are minor damp stains in corners of sheet with a few archival paper repairs, not affecting map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/4/2013

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