Auction 107, Lot 363

"Agri Parisiensis Tabula partieularis, qua maxima Pars Insulae Franciae, seu Regiae celeberrimaeq Parisiorum Urbis vicina Regio in fuas Castellanias accurate divisa exhibetur", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.7 inches
48.3 x 57.7 cm

Extremely detailed map showing detail down to tiny villages, forests, farmland, walled cities and more. Centered on Paris, the map extends to show these cities at the extremities - Ablis, Messe, Herissy, Senlies, and Mante. Details in Paris includes its fortifications and the gardens at Vincennes. Beautiful cartouche with several putti.

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Condition: A

A very strong & crisp impression. A small (1" x 1/4") piece of paper is missing in top margin, well away from neatline.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/9/2004

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