1770 – G. B. Probst – Prospectus Arcis Versalie
Title: “Prospectus Arcis Versalie, partis malorum aureorum locus in horto.”
Very decorative view of the palace of Versailles, France. The description below in Latin, French, Italian and German. Engraving was made for viewing in a zograscope, called Optical print or Vue’ d’Optique or Guckkastenblatt.
The engraving comes from the series: “The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.” in four languages, after S. Kleiner drawings, engraved by G.G. Winckler, published by Georg Balthasar Probst in Augsburg, 1770.
Cartographer: Georg Balthasar Probst (1732–1801)
Sheet size: 41,7 x 29,8 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Reasonable condition. Original hand coloring. Narrow margin. Several splits along the edges.
This is an original antique map published in 1770 and NOT a modern copy or reprint
On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity