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Auction 181, Lot 456

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"Carte pour l'Intelligence de l'Histoire d'Angleterre ou on Remarque les Conquests de Cette Monarchie…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Western Europe

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.8 inches
45.7 x 35.1 cm

This interesting sheet contains a map of western Europe (10.5 x 10.7") surrounded by detailed information about England. The title indicates that the map relays the history of England and its conquests within Europe. The map includes: two family trees of the English monarchy; three tables outlining the major states and cities of Europe, as well as those states that were conquered by England; and historical notes. The map also features a compass rose and an inset showing the whole of Europe and the Mediterranean identifying the route of Richard the Lionheart on his Crusade to the Holy Land.

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Condition: A

A dark impression with light printer's ink residue on a sheet with an "ICH" watermark and a couple of minor creases in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/10/2021

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