"Tabula Aquitaniae complectens Gubernationem Guiennae et Vasconiae", Homann, Johann Baptist
Period: 1740 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
22.7 x 18.7 inches
57.7 x 47.5 cm
Large decorative map of southeastern France. Fully engraved with mountains, forests, roads and cities. Large inset surrounded in a decorative border with fortification plans of Bayonne and Blaye, and a fine vignette view of the city of Bordeaux. Further embellished with large title cartouche with figures of a soldier, Neptune, a queen, a maiden and the royal crest, and a garland draped scale of miles.
Later color. Some minor repairs in margins with archival tape.