Sale 503 Lot 8
VAN DER AA, Pieter (1659-1733)
L'Europe selon les nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie des Sciences. Leiden: Pieter van der Aa, .
Engraved map of Europe, image 497 x 658 mm (558 x 767 mm sheet), matted and framed. Decorative cartouche. (A few tiny pinholes in blank area of the ocean, a few short tears to fold.) The cartouche, engraved by Jacob Baptist after Jan Goeree, depicts Europe as a Queen surrounded by emblems symbolizing music, the arts, agriculture, and war.
Estimate $ 1,200-1,800