Auction 123, Lot 530

"Medailles de Louis XIV", Anon.

Subject: France

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication: Explication Historique

Color: Black & White

8.2 x 13.3 inches
20.8 x 33.8 cm

Handsome sheet featuring plans of St. Denis and Rochefort, maps of the island of St. Christophe and the region surrounding the Dutch city of Zutphen. The Plan De L'Isle St. Christophe shows only some topography and the locations of Ft. Charles and Ft. Louis. There is a scene of a large naval battle in the waters off the coast of the island. The maps are flanked on two sides with 10 illustrations of medallions. French text on verso.


Condition: B

Good impression on full sheet with wide margins. The sheet has uneven toning, some extraneous creasing in the upper margin, and two wormholes in the left margin, both well away from image.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 2/20/2008