Armenian Atlas Sold for $37,500 at a New York Auction

Armenian Atlas Sold for $37,500 at a New York Auction

In 1849, Hovhannes Amira Dadian (1798-1869) from the Armenian Mekhitarist monastery located on the Venetian island of San Lazzaro created this fine atlas, the first atlas in the Armenian language. The atlas features ten hand-colored double-page maps, one of them depicting the solar system. On June 7, 2017, this Armenian atlas was sold for $37,500, …

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