Auction 99, Lot 23

"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

17.2 x 13.1 inches
43.7 x 33.3 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. The map shows the extents of the Roman and Alexander the Great's empires. Below the map are seven vignettes depicting the seven wonders of the Ancient World. Tables of French text surround the entire map. A very attractive sheet.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/12/2002