C1764

Orbis Veteribus Notus Auspiciis Serenissimi Principis

Map of the ancient world by Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville 1691-1782 a leading French cartographer. He published of over 200 individual maps, as well as several atlases. From D’Anville, [Atlas General]

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Full Title:

Orbis Veteribus Notus Auspiciis Serenissimi Principis

Date:

C1764

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Hand coloured copper engraving.

Image Size: 

765mm 
x 540mm
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Orbis Veteribus Notus Auspiciis Serenissimi Principis - Antique Map from 1764

Genuine antique
dated:

1764

Description:

Map of the ancient world by Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville 1691-1782 a leading French cartographer. He published of over 200 individual maps, as well as several atlases.

From D’Anville, [Atlas General]

Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697 - 1782)

D'Anville was a French cartographer of great repute. Following the death of De Lisle, D'Anville continued the line of progressive French cartographers which had begun with Nicolas Sanson in the previous century. A child prodigy, he is said to have designed his first map at the age of fifteen and in his long distinguished career he produced a large number of elegantly engraved maps, noted for their scholarship and accuracy. Having exacting standards soon brought him international recognition as the finest cartographer of his time.

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