Auction 117, Lot 539

"Neueste General Karte von Frankreich…", Von Reilly, Franz

Subject: France

Period: 1790 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

29.5 x 20.2 inches
74.9 x 51.3 cm

Handsome and dramatic map of the coast of France focuses on Normandy and Brittany , including the English Channel and the Channel Islands. Inset with a map of Ouessant Island, off the coast of Brittany. Von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99.


Condition: A

Very attractive map with a couple damp stains in the upper, blank margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 12/6/2006