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Auction 188, Lot 38


"Mappa Mondo Emisfero Antico", Borghi, Bartolomeo

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1817 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Generale

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 9.5 inches
24.1 x 24.1 cm
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Although the title indicates this map is of the ancient world, it is clearly a modern map of the eastern hemisphere. Major cities, rivers, and mountains are shown throughout. Australia is labeled Ulimaroa Nuova Olanda and Notasia. Engraved by Ago Costa in Florence.


Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color with later wash color, on a lightly toned sheet with some soiling and a small dampstain a bottom center.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $21

Closed on 6/22/2022