Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 231

Price Realized: $ 281
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
WYLD, JAMES. Map of Syria Ancient and Modern. Hand-colored engraved case map dissected into 21 segments and mounted to original linen with green cloth selvage. 39x26 inches overall, folding into publisher's patterned cloth covered slipcase with printed paper label; light offsetting, otherwise quite nice. London: James Wyld, 1840

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Beautiful and supremely detailed map of modern-day Israel, West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria from Gaza to Tripoli. Towns, lakes and sites of note are indicated twice: by classical nomenclature and their modern names. Many additional anecdotes are included in micro-engraved script throughout.