Auction 114, Lot 432

"Carte de la Beauce du Gatinois de la Sologne et Pays Voisins Compris dans la Generalite d'Orleans…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: France

Period: 1718 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 19.3 inches
61 x 49 cm

Beautifully engraved chart centered on Orleans with amazing detail of hundreds of villages and over 50 walled cities located. The map details the flow of the Loire and Allier rivers and includes the region between Tours, Bouges, Chatel Cesoi, Nogent, Provins, Corbeil, Nogent and S. Calais.

References:

Condition: B

Original color and average impression. Close margins at bottom and left, as issued. Even overall ivory toning. Very light water stain at bottom that does not detract. Small area of paper missing from top margin with paper added.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/1/2006

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