Auction 106, Lot 373

"Tabula Aquitaniae complectens Gubernationem Guiennae et Vasconiae", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

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.


Condition: A

Later color. Some minor repairs in margins with archival tape.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/3/2004