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, [1713].

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

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