Auction 125, Lot 569

"Carte des Gouvernements du Berri, du Nivernois, de la Marche, du Bourbonnois, du Limonsin et de l'Auvengne", Santini, P.

Subject: France

Period: 1777 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 23 inches
43.2 x 58.4 cm

Attractive, large map based on the smaller edition by Bonne of the same title. This region of Central France includes Bourges, Limoges, and Moulins. Sheet fully details mountains, forests, roads and even tiny villages and is decorated with a rococo title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

A superb example with a nice impression and original outline color on fine laid paper. Original outline color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/24/2008

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