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Auction 108, Lot 396

"Carte d'Artois et des Environs Vel Mappa Specialis Comitatus Artesiae in qua simul Terrae Iuris dictionales Dicast: Provincialis Artesiae…", Homann Heirs

Subject: France

Period: 1765 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm
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Superb map of Nord Pas-de-Calai focusing on the fortifications and transportation network in the region. The map is based on the cartography of Delisle and provides excellent detail of the region from Dunkerque to Abbeville and inland to Lille, Douai and Cambrai. Decorated with a splendid (uncolored) title cartouche.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/29/2004