Auction 125, Lot 550

"Cenomanorum Galliae regionis typus vulgo Le Mans. Auct. Matheo Ogeria", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

This lovely map of the historical province of Maine is centered on the famous city of Le Mans. This region witnessed frequent sieges and battles throughout history, as evidenced by the numerous fortified cities shown on the map. Today, Le Mans is famous for its annual international auto race, which is run on local roads. German text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Fine impression and old color with wide original margins. Light soil in margins, still fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008

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