Auction 96, Lot 49

"[Lot of 9 maps]", Dufour, Auguste-Henri

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1863 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
29.8 x 21.8 inches
75.7 x 55.4 cm

Large folio steel engraved maps covering the ancient world and historical maps. Includes: "Monde Connu des Anciens", "Geographie Sacree", "Empire d' Alexandre", "Empire Romain", "Gaul Ancienne", "Empire de Charlemagne, VIII Siecle", "Europe sous Charles-Quint, XVI siecle", "Europe en 1789" and "Carte de Empire Francais 1812". All with great detail, insets and handsome bold borders.

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Condition: B

Most very good. A few with light foxing and marginal tears or short tears, repaired with archival tape. “Gaul Ancienne” with a large piece of border missing taking a small part of image.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/12/2001

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