Auction 113, Lot 593

"Carte Des Confins de la France et des Principales Postes", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Southern Europe

Period: 1689 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 18 inches
45.7 x 45.7 cm

Beautifully engraved chart that extends from eastern France through northern Italy, Switzerland, southern Germany, Austria and Hungary. Extends north to Westphalie and south to Naples and Mount Vesuvius. With many towns and villages and good detail of their interconnecting trails and roads. Decorative title cartouche with horsemen and coat-of-arms. Three distance scales.

References:

Condition: A

Fine, dark impression and bright, old color. Printed on very thick hand laid paper with huge margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/7/2005

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