Lot 505 of 576:
Old world with pictorial history c.1740  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Universal=Historie auf der Land=Karten

Author:
Desing, P. Anselm

Place:
[Augsburg]

Publisher:

Date:
c.1740

Description:

Copper-engraved map. 47x32 cm (18½x12½").

Unusual and scarce 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 the bottom is a small double hemisphere world map and two solar system diagrams.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Old folds; very good.


 
Item number:
271930
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