Battles & Campaigns Alexander The Great Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family 1835

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Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family

Short Title:

Ancient World of Alexander The Great

Full Title:

Imperia Antiqua ad expeditions Cyri et alexandri precipue relata, quorum itineraria sunt depicta. Ramon Alabern lo g°. Longitudo orient. a merid. matrit. numerate.


Coleccion De Mapas Geograficos, Antiguos Y Modernos Del Acreditado Tardieu Y Otros Autores Clasicos, Publicada Por Los Redactores Del Diccionario Geografico Universal En El Ano 1835. Barcelona, En La Libreria de Jose Torner, calle del Pegomi num. 4, Donde tambien se hassa el Diccionario. This collection of maps published in 1835 was created by Domingo Estruc, Pablo Alabern and Ramon Alabern (son of Pablo) for Barcelona Publisher, Jose Tornerâ's, Diccionario Geografico Universal (1830–1834). Ramon Alabern is often credited with creating the first Spanish Daguerreotype on 10 November, 1839. Estruc is famous for his very rare and highly detailed 1835 map of Cuba requiring 18 separate steel plates with an overall measurement of 12ft. by 5ft.

Size of Map:

30 x 41.5 cm. approximately (13 x 16.5 in.)


Hand colored country and regional borders. Presents the Ancient Mediterranean and Near-Eastern world focusing on the conquests of Alexander the Great with Latin names of ancient cities, deserts, regions, bodies of water (including the "Mare Internum"- modern Mediterranean Sea, "Sinus Arabicus"- modern Red Sea, "Mare Erythraeum"- modern Indian Ocean) and geographic relief. Spanish, Greek, Roman and Maritime distance scales at bottom outside of border. Fine condition with Fine plate marking.


Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers Vol. (A - D), p.15; Vol. (Q - Z) p. 284; Phillips, Vol. IV, 4318 (3);

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