Auction 148, Lot 449

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

Subject: Europe

Period: 1721 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 13.1 inches
45.2 x 33.3 cm

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. Embellished with two compass roses and a decorative title cartouche. Engraved by P. Starckman.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with light toning and very minor offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 2/19/2014