Auction 116, Lot 541

"Carte nouvelle du Royaume de France divise en toutes ses Provinces et ses Acquisitions", Husson, Pieter

Subject: France

Period: 1708 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 19 inches
59.2 x 48.3 cm

This is a scarce map of France shown divided into provinces. The map is boldly engraved with good detail throughout. The title cartouche incorporates the royal coat of arms and several distance scales. A panel at right displays the twelve coats of arms of the ancient governments. Latin title at top: Galliae Regnum in Omnes suas Provincias Accurate Divisum. This map was later re-issued by Jan Barend Elwe.

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Condition: B

Great early impression and original color. Professional repair of a 2" tear along bottom fold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/20/2006

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