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Auction 88, Lot 170

"A New Map of Europe according to its Ancient General Divisions and Names of its Countries together with their Chief Cities, Rivers, Mountains &c.", Wells, Edward

Subject: Europe

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Black & White

19.2 x 14.5 inches
48.8 x 36.8 cm
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Attractive copper engraved map of Europe shown with ancient political divisions. Large title cartouche with the coat of arms of William Duke of Gloucester, who was Wells' student at Oxford. Fine crisp impression. Marginal tear and worm tract, just entering bottom neatline and professional repair on fold.


Condition: B

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 10/2/1999