Auction 116, Lot 546

"Carta Geografica del Ducato di Savoja", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: France and Switzerland

Period: 1742 (circa)

Publication: Lo Stato Presente

Color: Black & White

Size:
17 x 13 inches
43.2 x 33 cm

An attractive and detailed map of the French Alps including Lake Geneva. It is beautifully engraved with mountains, forests and villages and includes a nice compass rose. The pictorial title cartouche features an interesting hunting scene. The map, based on the cartography of Guillaume Delisle, is from the uncommon Italian edition of Thomas Salmon's work "Modern History."

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Condition: B

Folding as issued with old repair on one fold filling in slight paper loss and another fold repaired with archival tape. Trimmed nearly to neatline at top left corner. Overall very clean and crisp.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/20/2006

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