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Auction 98, Lot 29

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

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1763 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

30 x 21.2 inches
76.2 x 53.8 cm
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Beautifully engraved 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.

References: Philipps (A) #3267-3.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 3/6/2002