Auction 117, Lot 536

"Carte Particuliere des Environs de Calais, Boulogne, Ambleteuse, Guine, et Coste d'Angleterre", Crepy, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
27.5 x 19 inches
69.9 x 48.3 cm

This is a rare, large-scale map of Strait of Dover and the fortifications in the vicinity including Calais and Boulogne. The map is filled with minute detail of roads, forests, marshes, dunes and even the tiniest villages. The sea is filled with an array of various ships and boats.

References:

Condition: B

Bit of light soil mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006

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