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Auction 132, Lot 476

"A New Map of France Divided into Eighty Three Departments According to the Decree of the National Assembly in 1790", Laurie & Whittle

Subject: France

Period: 1794 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This beautifully engraved map portrays France as it was after the creation of the French Republic in 1789, and the division of the country into departments in 1790. The map shows all the major roads and fortified cities.


Condition: B

A nice impression and original outline color on a sound sheet of hand laid paper with some offsetting, and a short marginal tear.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/2/2010