Auction 129, Lot 552

"Carte de France Dressee pour l'Usage du Roy", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: France

Period: 1765 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 18.8 inches
61 x 47.8 cm

This detailed map of France delineates the departments and has many place names. The map is decorated with an elegant cartouche surmounted by the royal crest of France and the scale of miles suspended beneath.

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Condition: B+

A sound example with slightly faded original outline color. There are a few light stains, mostly confined to the margins.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/23/2009

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