Auction 129, Lot 550

"Gouvernement General de Bretagne Divise en ses Dioceses ou Receptes", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: France

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.5 x 19 inches
59.7 x 48.3 cm

A handsome map of Brittany that extends to the island of Belle-Île, just off of the Quiberon Peninsula. The map shows the divisions of the dioceses and is filled with many towns, villages and pictorial topography. A superbly engraved cartouche fills the lower left corner of the map .

References: Pedley #105.

Condition: B+

A sound example with slightly uneven color. The lower margin has a few stains, with a couple coming into the map border. The left margin has some short tears and chips, not affecting map.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/23/2009