Auction 109, Lot 420

"Le Comte du Tirol l'Eveche de Trente et de Brixen…", Le Rouge, George Louis

Subject: Europe - Central

Period: 1742 (dated)

Publication: Recueil Contenant des Cartes Nouvelles

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 19.2 inches
56.4 x 48.8 cm

An uncommon map of the region of northern Italy, eastern Switzerland, western Austria and southern Germany comprising the Tyrol area. The map is finely engraved to show mountains, lakes, rivers, roads, fortresses, cities and tiny villages. The large title cartouche includes an interesting landscape including a view of the fortress at Kosel, which was built into the side of a mountain with the only access being via a rope.

References: Phillips (A) #5974-93.

Condition: A

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2004

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