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Auction 105, Lot 386

"Gouvernemens de Languedoc de Roussillon, de Foix, et Partie de celui de Guienne et Gascogne…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: France

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 9.3 inches
33.5 x 23.6 cm
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Handsome and detailed map with decorative cartouche. Good detail throughout with many roads, villages, rivers, etc. Locates Marseilles, Arles, Vivier, Le Puy, Rodez, Cahors, Avignon, Montpellier, Beziers, Castres, Toulouse, etc. On a full sheet (22" x 17.5") with text panels at both sides, all surrounded by elaborate rococo borders that include scenes of putti, globes, canons and soldiers, etc.


Condition: A

Very slightly toned along centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 12/3/2003