Auction 102, Lot 379

"Comte, et Gouvernement de Provence. Aveq les Pays circonvoisins Cotat. Venaiscin, Printe. D'Orange, Cotat. De Nice, &c", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: France

Period: 1652 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 12.5 inches
45.7 x 31.8 cm

Fine map of Provence by one of France's best mapmakers. Crisply engraved and detailed throughout with decorative (uncolored) cartouche. Printed with a crack in the copper plate, leaving a crescent shaped mark across lower border. Engraved by Robert Cordier.

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Condition: A

On fine paper with printer's crease , still very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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