Auction 112, Lot 505

"Cercle d'Autriche divise en toutes ses Provinces…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Austria

Period: 1770 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.2 x 14.2 inches
51.3 x 36.1 cm

A very decorative map of Austria with a decorative title cartouche within the map. The map is flanked by two columns of French text and surrounded by a wide rococo-style frame with students studying geography and cartographic instruments. The map (10 x 9") and decorative border were printed from two separate copper plates and assembled with the text for this beautiful atlas. Map fully colored, cartouche and decorative border uncolored.

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Condition: B

Bit of very faint toning. Old linen repair of bottom centerfold.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/28/2005

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