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Auction 99, Lot 44

"Universal=Historie auf der Land=Karten", Desing, P. Anselm

Subject: Ancient World

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 16.2 inches
57.2 x 41.1 cm

Very unusual map of the ancient world filled with figures illustrating the major events in the history of the world. The map is surrounded on three sides with German text containing 217 historical entries beginning with events from the Old Testament and ending in 1733. At bottom is a small double hemisphere world map and two solar system diagrams.


Condition: A

Tiny separations on folds in upper margins, closed with framer's tape.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002