Auction 137, Lot 555

"Gastinois et Senonois", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: France

Period: 1645 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 15 inches
50.3 x 38.1 cm

This beautiful map describes the region between the Loire and Seine rivers with the cities of Orleans, Estampes, Corbeil, Sens, and Auxerre. It is richly adorned with the royal coat of arms and a surveyor with the distance scale. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Nice impression with the top and bottom centerfold reinforced with archival material on verso, else fine.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2011

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