Auction 109, Lot 435

"Le Duche et Gouvernement de Normandie divisee en Haute et Basse Normandie…", Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

Subject: France

Period: 1695 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 18.8 inches
60.5 x 47.8 cm

Superb map of the northern coast of France and the English Channel. The map is densely engraved with detail and beautifully decorated with a large title cartouche with coats of arms supported by two mermen. Latin title "Nova Ducatus et Praefecturae Normanniae Tabula, ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis" outline top border.


Condition: A

Fine original color. Minor damp stains in margins, just encroaching into border at left.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/1/2004