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Auction 171, Lot 568

"Attica, Megarica, Corinthiaca, Boeotia, Phocis, Locri", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Southeastern Greece

Period: 1741 (published)

Publication: Description Exacte de l'Univers, ou l'Ancienne Geographie Sacree et Profane

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.9 x 14 inches
48 x 35.6 cm
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Fine copperplate engraving of Attica and the surrounding regions with the cities of Athens, Thebes, Opus, and Corinth accentuated. The map is graphically engraved to illustrate the mountains and forests and embellished with ships and two cartouches. Blank verso, published in Pieter de Hondt's Description Exacte de l'Univers, ou l'Ancienne Geographie Sacree et Profane, a French edition of Georgius Hornius' Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio, which included maps from Johannes Jansson's historical atlas and Abraham Ortelius' Parergon.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7810:1.3; Zacharakis #1120 (b).

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a clean, bright sheet with minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/6/2019

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