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Auction 182, Lot 457

"Imperium Caroli Magni Occidentis Imperatoris ad Finem...", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Europe

Period: 1768 (circa)

Publication: Chronology and History of the World

Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 16.6 inches
57.7 x 42.2 cm
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A beautifully engraved historical map of Europe showing the European empire of Charlemagne, King of the Franks and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, 742 - 814. The map was prepared by John Blair, an American politician and Founding Father, for his tables of chronology published in Chronology and History of the World. A rococo title cartouche graces the map. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin.


Condition: B+

A dark impression on strong paper with a "J. Whatman" watermark and light offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 4/28/2021