Auction 117, Lot 518

"Description de la Ville de Bar Faicte l'An 1617", Braun & Hogenberg

Subject: France

Period: 1617 (dated)

Publication: Civitates Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

13.5 x 17.3 inches
34.3 x 43.9 cm

Lovely city plan of Bar-le-Duc, located in the Lorraine region of France. This view shows wonderful details of all the buildings and the surrounding countryside with a lettered and numbered key at the bottom left to help with identification. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

Nice, dark impression with some short tears in the blank margins, well away from image. Couple of professional repairs of tiny binding holes on centerfold.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 12/6/2006