Auction 117, Lot 525

"Lionnois, Forest, Beaviolois et Masconnois", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 14.8 inches
49.8 x 37.6 cm

A beautifully engraved map of the Rhone and Loire valleys with Vienne, Lyon, and Macon. Fully illustrated with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages. The title cartouche and distance scales are flanked by cherubs and a surveyor, and the map is further embellished with a coat of arms. German text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Nice map with attractive old color. Some faint spots and a bit of wear to one blank corner.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/6/2006

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