Auction 137, Lot 557

"Le Gouvernement General de Provence Divise en ses Vigueries, et Terres Adjacentes", Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
33 x 21.5 inches
83.8 x 54.6 cm

Splendid map of Provence featuring the Mediterranean coast from the Camargue to Villefranche, including Marseille, Tolon, Canes, San Tropez and Nice. Crisply engraved and detailed throughout with decorative cartouches enclosing the title and distance scales. French title is outside top border.

References:

Condition: B+

Dark impression with original color and full margins. The centerfold has small separations at top and bottom that do not enter image. There is some light offsetting in the image with some very light creasing and crumpling in the blank margins.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/14/2011

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