Auction 95, Lot 19

"Plan de l'Histoire universelle, oul'on voit les quatre Monarchies du Monde, et tous les Anciens Etats aussi bien que ceux qui subsistent aujourdhuy", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: World

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 13 inches
43.2 x 33 cm

Extremely interesting map with a large map of the Eastern Hemisphere, into which is inset a smaller Western Hemisphere with the ISLAND OF CALIFORNIA. Below the map are seven vignettes depicting the seven wonders of the Ancient World. The entire map is surrounded by tables of French text.

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Condition: A+

A very attractive sheet with minor shadow from printer's ink, overall still fine condition.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/13/2001

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