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Auction 118, Lot 629

"Provincia Indigenis dicta La Provence…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18.8 inches
57.2 x 47.8 cm

A beautiful and highly detailed map of Provence in southern France that covers the region from Arles to Monaco. The map is adorned with a decorative allegoric title cartouche and an inset map of the port of Toulon. This example provides a great deal of information with place names, castles, monasteries, rivers, lakes, woods, mountains and fortifications prominently engraved. Locates Nice, S. Tropez, and much more.

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Condition: A

Very crisp impression with strong, original full color. Cartouche uncolored as issued. Just a hint of toning at centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/6/2007

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