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2 Antique Maps-CASPIAN SEA-WOLGA-ASTRAKHAN-de l'Isle-Covens-Mortier-c.1720
c.1720. Engraving with contemporary hand colouring on hand laid paper. on paper. Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 66.5 x 54 cm. The image size is ca. 62 x 47 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 26.2 x 21.3 inch. The image size is ca. 24.4 x 18.5 inch.2 Antique maps, titled: 'Carte Marine de la Mer Caspienne.' - A large map (in two sheets) of the Caspian sea, with the Wilgo delta and the cities Astrakhan and Derbent identified. With a total of 8 inset maps of islands and coast lines. Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Guillaume de l'Isle'. This map was published in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier, based on the map originally made by Carl Vanverden.Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold in both of the sheets (as issued). Some dampstaining in the margins. A small nick in the lower middle fold of one of the sheets (not nearly affecting image). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.Keywords: 2 ANTIQUE MAPS-CASPIAN SEA-WOLGA-ASTRAKHAN-DE L'ISLE-COVENS-MORTIER(PCO) GK-344
Bookseller: Pictura Prints, Art & Books [Overasselt, Netherlands]
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