Auction 112, Lot 412

"[Lot of 2] La Principaute de Liege et le Duche de Limbourg [and] Carte du Duche de Luxembourg…", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Belgium and Luxembourg

Period: 1753 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

17.8 x 18.8 inches
45.2 x 47.8 cm

Matched pair of decorative maps covering parts of Belgium and Luxembourg. First (17.8 x 18.8") covers the region including Ruremonde, Maestricht, Liege, Limbourg and Namur. Second (23 x 19") covers Namur, Limbourg, Treves, Sedan and the adjacent region of Luxembourg. Both are densely packed with information and decorated with fine title cartouches.

References: Pedley #212 and 225.


Original outline color. First with a bit of minor foxing. Second with a piece of paper adhered to face of map at top. It appears that it could be lifted off by a conservator.

Estimate: $130 - $180


Closed on 9/28/2005