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Auction 164, Lot 615

"Mare Mediterraneum, Juxta Regna et Provincias, quas Alluit Distinctum et Cognominatum", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.5 inches
57.2 x 49.5 cm

This is a handsome map of the Mediterranean Sea covering from Gibraltar to Greece. The map provides a great deal of information on the countries bordering the sea, both in Europe and Africa. The map is beautifully decorated with Neptune and a sea-god flanking the title cartouche, and sailors, a wind-god and sea-god surround the scale of miles cartouche.

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Condition: A

Full original color on watermarked paper with a printer's crease at bottom left, a hint of toning along the centerfold, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/13/2017

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