Auction 111, Lot 354

"L'Europe Dressee pour l'etude de la Geographie…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Europe

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.1 x 9.1 inches
25.7 x 23.1 cm

This decorative map extends to include the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. On a full sheet (22" x 17.5") and with text panels at both sides, all surrounded by elaborate rococo borders featuring putti involved in a variety of academic activities.

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Condition: B

Slightly toned at centerfold and a few spots, else very good. Old repair of centerfold.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/8/2005

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