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Auction 104, Lot 331

"[Lot of 2] Les Isles Britanniques… [together with] Carte des Isles Britanniques, Contenant les Royaumes d' Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande", Various

Subject: Britain

Period: 1766-80 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

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Nice pair of French 18th century maps of Britain. Les Isles Britanniques..…, by Brion de la Tour, from Desnos' Atlas Géneral, Civil et Ecclésiastique, 1766 (12.5 x 11"), includes an inset of the northern part of Scotland. It is embellished with an uncolored title cartouche and a decorative border. Carte des Isles Britanniques…, by R. Bonne, circa 1780 (8 x 12.2") is presented without decoration.


Condition: B

Light soiling and a couple of tiny wormholes.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 9/10/2003