Auction 126, Lot 528

"Nouvelle Carte Geographique de la Partie Meridionale de France, Contenant le Gouvernement de Guienne et Gascogne, le Lyonnois…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: France

Period: 1670 (circa)


Color: Black & White

30.5 x 18.7 inches
77.5 x 47.5 cm

This uncommon map of southern France is densely engraved with topographical and political detail. It covers the region south of the Loire River and includes cities, villages, roads, canals, forests, marshes, and much else of interest. Printed on two joined sheets.


Condition: B+

Toned with a bit of minor foxing and slightly faded original outline color. There are a couple of tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2008