Auction 127, Lot 480

"L'Angleterre divisee en 5 grandes Parties, subdivisees en 52 Comtes…",

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1770 (published)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.2 x 14.3 inches
51.3 x 36.3 cm

This is a very decorative map of England and Wales with a very ornate title cartouche with coast of arms. The map (10.2 x 9.2") is flanked by two columns of French text and surrounded by a wide rococo-style frame with students studying geography and cartographic instruments. The map and decorative border were printed from two separate plates and assembled with the text for this beautiful atlas. Map fully colored, cartouche and decorative border uncolored.

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Condition: B+

A hint of fold toning and a short fold centerfold split in lower margin that enters print border. Fine original hand coloring, crisp impression.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Unsold

Closed on 2/25/2009

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