Auction 95, Lot 39

"Orbis Vetus", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1781 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.5 inches
32 x 21.6 cm

Copper engraving of the ancient world as described by Ptolemy. Outline color delineates Asia, Europe, and Africa. Good details of important cities, mountain ranges and rivers. Seven distance scales. On thick paper with a good plate mark and large script-style watermark.

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Condition: A

On thick paper with a good plate mark and large script-style watermark. A few unobtrusive spots, still very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $35

Closed on 6/13/2001

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