Auction 173, Lot 333

"[On 2 Sheets] Graeciae Antiquae Tabula Nova in qua Locorum Situs tum ad Distantias Itinerarias...", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Greece

Period: 1707-08 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.4 x 18.4 inches
64.5 x 46.7 cm

An attractive two-sheet map of Greece including western Turkey and the island of Crete. The map notes ancient roads and is filled with place names and cities. The classical-themed cartouche is surrounded with philosophers, the Colossus of Rhodes, wrestling and other symbols of ancient Greece.

References:

Condition: B+

A nice impression with contemporary outline and wash color on watermarked paper with light toning along the edges of the sheets. The southern sheet has a professionally repaired centerfold separation at bottom and minor creasing at bottom center. The northern sheet has a vertical printer's crease and soiling at far right and left. Please note that the first image is a composite image - the map is on two separate sheets.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Unsold

Closed on 6/5/2019

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