Auction 148, Lot 601

"Alexandri Magni Expeditio", Hondius/Purchas

Subject: Near & Middle East

Period: 1625 (circa)

Publication: Purchas His Pilgrimes

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.9 inches
18.8 x 15 cm

Charming small map showing the region conquered by Alexander the Great stretching from Greece through northern India. Asia Minor is shown in detail in the inset. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and two medallions. On a full sheet of English text measuring 8.2 x 13".


Condition: A

There is minor show-through of text on verso and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 2/19/2014