Auction 110, Lot 443

"La Province de Poitou et le Pays d'Aunis. La Generalite de Poitiers, ou sont les Eslections de Pottiers, de Chatelleraud, de Thouars, de St. Maixent, de Niort, de Fontenayle Comte, de Mauleon et des Sables d'Olonne", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: France

Period: 1707 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

28.7 x 18.5 inches
72.9 x 47 cm

Fine, large map of the province of Poitiers with superb detail, particularly of the fortified cities and the lowlands in the vicinity of Lucon and Marans. Decorated with a title cartouche incorporating a coat of arms with angels and cherubs.


Condition: B

Faint stain on upper centerfold in map and a little foxing. Short tear entering border at right, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $170 - $220


Closed on 3/2/2005