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Auction 123, Lot 464

"Carte Generale et Politique de l'Europe", Tardieu, Pierre Francois

Subject: Europe

Period: 1805 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.8 x 12.5 inches
42.7 x 31.8 cm

An attractive map of Europe extending from Iceland to the Black Sea and the northern tip of Africa. It is filled with place names, and there are six scales of miles located in the upper left corner. Drawn by Pasquier Jean Valet and engraved by P. F. Tardieu.


Condition: B+

A dark impression on a sturdy sheet of French blue paper with faded original outline color. There is some faint foxing, mostly confined to the margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 2/20/2008