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Auction 180, Lot 40

"Table Geografique pour Scavoir Combien il y a de Lieues Entre les Principales Villes de l'Europe", Mortier, Pierre

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1705 (published)


Color: Hand Color

12 x 11.6 inches
30.5 x 29.5 cm

This chart lists the traveling distances between the principal cities of Europe in a style that is still used today. The cities are listed alphabetically from Amsterdam to Warsaw, with Mont Louis and Geneva added at the bottom. A brief description of each city and its location is also given.


Condition: B+

Full contemporary color on a sheet with light soiling in the very wide margins. A centerfold separation that enters 1" into image at bottom has been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/18/2020