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Auction 118, Lot 634

"Agri Parisiensis Tabula partieularis, qua maxima Pars Insulae Franciae, seu Regiae celeberrimaeq Parisiorum Urbis vicina Regio in fuas Castellanias accurate divisa exhibetur", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.8 x 22.4 inches
47.8 x 56.9 cm
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Incredibly detailed map showing everything from tiny villages to forests, farmland, walled cities and more. Centered on Paris, the map extends to show these cities at the extremities - Ablis, Messe, Herissy, Senlies, and Mante. Details in Paris includes its fortifications and the gardens at Vincennes. Beautiful cartouche with several putti.

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Condition: A

Very early and fine impression, original bright hand coloring. Cartouche uncolored as issued. Small, light area of surface soiling at top, a little marginal foxing, else fine.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $130

Closed on 3/6/2007

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