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Auction 143, Lot 502

"The Republic of France Divided According to its 103 Departments", Blair, Rev. John

Subject: France

Period: 1803 (circa)

Publication: Chronology and History of the World

Color: Black & White

22.5 x 16.5 inches
57.2 x 41.9 cm
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This beautifully engraved, decorative map shows the departments of France. There is fine detail of towns and villages, rivers, and more. The index names all 103 departments with a numeric key to the map at bottom. At left, the northernmost area is shown in an inset on the same scale. Decorative title cartouche and small fleur-de-lis in the Bay of Biscay. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin.


Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with some light offsetting.

Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 2/13/2013