Auction 113, Lot 485

"Provincia. Auctore Petro Joanne Bompario. Provence", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: France

Period: 1642 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.3 x 15 inches
54.1 x 38.1 cm

This handsome map has a decorative cartouche and scale of miles, coats-of-arms, sailing ships, compass roses and rhumb lines. The cities of Nice, Cannes, St. Tropez, Aix, Avignon, d'Orange, Arles, Marseille, and the wine region of Chateauneuf du-Pape are included. The map is after the cartography of Petro Joanne Bompario.

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Condition: B

Fine original color on a full sheet with wide margins. A little scattered foxing mostly in blank areas, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/7/2005

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