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Auction 180, Lot 619


"Carte des Premiers Ages du Monde. Geographie Ecclesiastique de la Turquie d'Asie et de la Perse", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Middle East & Cyprus

Period: 1795 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 9.5 inches
24.4 x 24.1 cm
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Nice copper-engraved map of the region from the Caucasus through Egypt's Nile valley and the Persian Gulf. The map was intended to illustrate the extents of the empires of Constantinople, Antioche, Jerusalem and Alexander. Engraved by E. Dussy. Later issue by Delamarche.

References: cf. Pedley #383.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a bright sheet with contemporary outline color that has faded a bit and minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $24

Closed on 11/18/2020