Auction 139, Lot 451

"Les Souverainetez de Sedan et de Ravcourt et la Prevoste de Doncheri", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1645 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15 inches
50.8 x 38.1 cm

This attractive map is centered on Sedan, Donchery and the Meuse River, located in northern France near the border with Belgium. The fortified cities and forests are well depicted, and the map is richly embellished with a large title cartouche with the royal arms, a scale cartouche and arms of the Principality of Sedona and Raucourt. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: B+

Fine original color with wide margins and minor toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $95

Closed on 2/15/2012

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