Auction 125, Lot 558

"Gouvernement General de Languedoc Divise en ses Vint Deux Diocesez", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: France

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 17.3 inches
54.1 x 43.9 cm

This is an attractive map of southern France. It includes the French Riviera from Narbone to just east of the mouth of the Rhone. It is decorated with a sailing ship, compass rose, title and a fine coat of arms.


Condition: C+

Map with original color that has verdigris cracks, particularly near the centerfold following a long crease, with some small areas of loss. The areas of weakness have an old reinforcement on the verso. Margins with a few stains and chips.

Estimate: $130 - $180


Closed on 9/24/2008