Auction 110, Lot 441

"Le Comte et Gouvernement de Provence Divisee en ses Vigueries et Terres", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 19 inches
56.4 x 48.3 cm

Splendid map of Provence featuring the Mediterranean coast from the Camargue to Villefranche, including Isles d' Hyeres, Marseilles, Toulon, Caannes, Antibes and Nice. Crisply engraved and detailed throughout with decorative (uncolored) cartouches enclosing the title and distance scales with numerous coats of arms. A Dutch title is outside top border.

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Condition: A

Lovely original outline color. Some minor tissue repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/2/2005

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