Auction 108, Lot 372

"Carte du Gouvernement de l'Isle de France", Le Clerc, Jean

Subject: France

Period: 1617 (dated)

Publication: Theatre Geogr. Du Royaume de France

Color: Black & White

19.2 x 12.7 inches
48.8 x 32.3 cm

Uncommon and very detailed map of the region surrounding Paris. Title in banner at top with scale of miles in a bold strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by H. Picart and published circa 1621.


Condition: A

Minor printer's crease in title. Paper edges with tiny tears well away from map. Centerfold reinforced with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/29/2004