Auction 117, Lot 534

"Gallia", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: France

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.6 x 19 inches
57.4 x 48.3 cm

An attractive map based on the work of the eminent French cartographer, Guillaume Delisle. The map focuses on France, but extends to include the neighboring countries. The important wine regions of Champagne, Burgundy and Languedoc are noted. The map is fully engraved with great detail and decorated with a large title cartouche featuring soldiers, a portrait of Louis XV and a decorative distance scale cartouche.

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Condition: C

Original outline color with an old, paper tape repair on verso of a centerfold split that should be replaced.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006

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