Auction 91, Lot 291

"Carte Historique, Cronologique, Geographique de l'Empire Grec, avec des Remarques sur les Conquestes d'Alexander le Grand, Foudateur de Cette Empire",

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.2 x 13.2 inches
43.7 x 33.5 cm

A fascinating map of the region of the Eastern Mediterranean through Central Asia. The conquests of Alexander the Great are noted, as well as the travels of Apostle Paul. There are notations throughout the map, and most interestingly the "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" are depicted with tiny vignettes. Table of French text above and below the map. Fine condition and color.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/14/2000

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