Auction 127, Lot 522

"Le Gouvernement de l'Isle de France par Damien de Templeux Escuyer S. de Frestoy", Jansson, Jan

Subject: France

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.3 x 16 inches
51.6 x 40.6 cm

This map is centered on Paris with minute detail of the vicinity. It is richly embellished with the royal arms, vignette of a surveyor with two putti, strapwork distance scale cartouche and a great title cartouche flanked by a gentleman and gentlewoman and topped by a pair of angels supporting the coat of arms. French text on verso.

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Condition: D

The map is damp stained with some paper damage and a tear into the map at the left side. There is a small piece of paper missing out of the top margins. It is a nice map that would require the services of a professional paper conservator.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $25

Closed on 2/25/2009

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