Auction 106, Lot 368

"Comitatus Burgundiae tam in praecipuas ejus Praefecturas quam in minores earundem Balliviatus…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: France

Period: 1686 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor sive Totius Orbis Terrarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.4 x 22.4 inches
46.7 x 56.9 cm

Beautiful map of the Burgundy area with mountains, forests and fortifications prominently engraved. Extends to include Geneva. Decorative dedication to William III of Great Britain with the royal coat of arms and an elaborate cartouche with the French coat of arms and numerous figures and angels.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely later color.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/3/2004

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