Auction 150, Lot 562

"Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Middle East and Central Asia

Period: 1652 (circa)

Publication: Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio

Color: Hand Color

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

The conquests of Alexander the Great in the Middle East and Persia are illustrated on this historical map. The region covered extends from the Adriatic Sea to the Indus valley. The Caspian Sea is depicted in a round, rather than elongated, shape. The large decorative cartouches emphasize the military theme. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #8030H:1.

Condition: A

Fine impression and color with wide, original margins and a minor printer's crease adjacent to centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/17/2014