Auction 96, Lot 47

"Orbis Veteribus Notus Auspiciis Serenissimi Principis Ludovici Philippi Aurelianorum Ducis Publici Juris Factus", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1763-71 (published)

Publication: A Complete Body of Ancient Geography

Color: Hand Color

30 x 21.1 inches
76.2 x 53.6 cm

An attractive, large map of the region of the world that was known in classical times, with up-to-date detail of topography and place names. The Nile River is still shown with its twin lakes source in the Lunae Montes located above the Equator. Decorative title cartouche flanked by two scholars. Published by Robert Sayer.

References: Philipps (A) #3267-3.

Condition: B

Light damp stains in bottom corners.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/12/2001