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"Armenia Vetus in Quattuor Partes Distincta ad Tempora Iustiniani Imp. ", de la Rue, Philippe

Subject: Caucasus

Period: 1653 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 14.9 inches
51.6 x 37.8 cm

This handsome map of ancient Armenia shows the region between the Black, Caspian, and Mediterranean Seas. The map is filled with classical place names, political boundaries, rope-like mountains and the river systems in the area. Dated 1653 but published in 1667 by Pierre Mariette.

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Condition: A

A sharp impression with contemporary outline color and later color in the cartouche, on a bright sheet with a large coat of arms watermark. There are minor extraneous creases adjacent to the centerfold, as well as a hint of toning along the centerfold and edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Price: $150

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