Auction 128, Lot 606

"Carte du Pais et Duche de Nivernois", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: France

Period: 1636 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 15 inches
50.3 x 38.1 cm

Fine map of the Duchy of Nivernois in the Bourgogne region of France. The map is fully detailed with hundreds of tiny villages and includes the cities of Bourges, Nevers and Autun. Individually engraved tree icons represent forested areas. German text on verso with large historated capital letter.

References:

Condition: A

Map image is fine with good impression, color and wide margins. Some small foxing spots in margins and a little thinness along centerfold in lower margin.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/20/2009

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