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Auction 176, Lot 557

"Bysondere Kaart vande Vier Groote Monarchien, van Assyrien, Persie, Griekenland, en die der Romeinen...", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Mediterranean & Middle East, Roman Empire

Period: 1704 (circa)

Publication: Alle de Werken van Flavius Josephus

Color: Hand Color

27.9 x 11.3 inches
70.9 x 28.7 cm
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This uncommon chart of the Roman Empire covers all the Mediterranean and extends into Asia as far as the Indus River. It illustrates the region as described in Flavius Josephus’ history of the Jewish War from AD 66-73. The map is decorated with a military-themed title cartouche. On two joined sheets, as issued.


Condition: A+

A sharp impression on a bright sheet with a fleur-de-lis watermark. Issued folding.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/12/2020