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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 42

John Senex, "A New Map of Europe"

Estimate: $300 - $500

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"From the latest observations." Hand colored 18th century (c. 1715 - 1727) map by British cartographer John Senex (1678 - 1740). "Inscribed to the Honorable Samuel Molyneux, Esq. Secretary to his Royal Highness the Prince." The map exhibits discoloration and a single discernible vertical fold down the center of the piece. Map measures 23" x 20" by sight. Wooden frame in fine condition and measures 30 1/2" x 27" x 3/4". Foxing on matting. Not inspected out of frame. From the carefully curated collection of a Pan Am flight attendant, in service between the years of 1954 and 1984. Her many travels took her through Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. Large shipping item. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: English, mapmaker, cartography, antiquarian, European

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