Auction 125, Lot 674

"L'Italie Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans Premier Prince du Sang", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Italy

Period: 1743 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26.5 x 16.3 inches
67.3 x 41.4 cm

This is a superb map of northern Italy by one of the most prominent French cartographers of the eighteenth century. It is the top portion of a two-sheet map. It is densely engraved with information and adorned with a large allegorical title cartouche.


Condition: B+

Original outline color with slight toning along the fold. There are a couple of edge tears in the wide original margins, none near the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/24/2008