Auction 107, Lot 389

"Cercles de Haute et Basse Saxe Divises en toutes les Principautes et Provinces…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Germany

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.2 x 14.2 inches
51.3 x 36.1 cm

A very decorative map of northern Germany with a fine title cartouche. The map (10 x 9") is flanked by two columns of French text and surrounded by a wide rococo-style frame with students studying geography and cartographic instruments. The map and decorative border were printed from two separate plates and assembled with the text for this beautiful atlas. Map fully colored, cartouche and decorative border uncolored.

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Condition: B

Sharp impression with faint toning on fold.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/9/2004

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