Auction 108, Lot 399

"Bordeaux", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: France

Period: 1832 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

15 x 12 inches
38.1 x 30.5 cm

Very finely rendered plan of the city that includes the palace of Louis XVI at center. Terrific detail of many buildings and streets. Two large panoramic engravings along the bottom titled "View of Bordeaux, from the Quai des Salinieres" and "View of Bordeaux, from the Quai des Cartrons." Both beautifully done and filled with large ships under full sail. Published by Baldwin & Cradock.


Condition: B

Crisp impression. Some short marginal tears, closed on verso, with one just into border in blank area and another just touching publisher's imprint at bottom, else very good.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/29/2004