Auction 137, Lot 561

"Carte Geologique de la France…",

Subject: France

Period: 1890 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
43 x 40.5 inches
109.2 x 102.9 cm

This is a large, impressive geologic map of France published by Baudry and Co. In vibrant color, the map shows 39 different geographic formations across France as well as surrounding countries. There is also an inset of Corsica, containing the French city of Bastia. In addition to the extensive geologic information, there is nice detail of towns and watershed. Dissected into 24 section and back with linen, as issued.

References:

Condition: B+

There are two clean fold separations of the linen that extend 6" into the upper portion of the image, else very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/14/2011

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