Auction 124, Lot 4

"Hydrographie Francoise. Recueil des Cartes Marines Dressees au Depot des Cartes, Plans et Journaux", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1765 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 19.3 inches
38.1 x 49 cm

This large allegorical frontispiece features a large map of France with a host of putti and angels. The Hydrographie Francoise was France's principal maritime atlas from the middle of the 18th century onwards.

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Condition: B

There are three repaired tears in the bottom right corner.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/7/2008

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