De Stad Babylon (The city of Babylon)


Name of map     : De Stad Babylon (The city of Babylon);

Cartographer    : Anonymous, from a Dutch 18th century bible;

Date of Map     : about 1730

Stock number    : 5156

Area displayed  : Bird's eye view of the city of Babylon with the tower;

On the foregrounds a park with elephants, camels and local dignitaries;

Plate size      : 310 x 458 mm;

Paper size      : 350 x 474 mm;

Margins, left   :  7   mm,  right:  7   mm;

         upper  : 18   mm,  lower: 30   mm;

Paper thickness and quality: rather thin but good;

Paper   color   : ivory white;

Age of map color: uncolored;

Imperfections

     margins   : repair in bottom margin;

     plate area: none;

     verso     : none;

Overall quality : perfect/EXCELLENT/very good/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Price           :   Euro 145


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