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Auction 142, Lot 476

"Provincia Auctore Petro Joanne Bompario. Provence", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Southern France

Period: 1642 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 15.2 inches
53.8 x 38.6 cm
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This handsome map of Provence by Willem and Johannes Blaeu is adorned with a decorative title cartouche and scale of miles, coats-of-arms, sailing ships, two compass roses, and rhumb lines. The cities of Nice, Cannes, St. Tropez, Aix, Avignon, d'Orange, Arles, Marseille, and the wine region of Chateauneuf du-Pape are included. The map is based on the cartography of Petro Joanne Bompario.


Condition: B+

Light, scattered foxing and some even toning. A centerfold separation that enters 1" into map at bottom has been closed with old paper.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/28/2012