Catalog Archive
Auction 144, Lot 175

"Nieuwe Kaart van Frankryk", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: France

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Black & White

15 x 13 inches
38.1 x 33 cm

Copper engraved map of France showing provinces, topography, cities and towns. A simple compass rose is the only embellishment. The map extends to include parts of the adjacent countries, including England, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Belgium.


Condition: B

Issued folding, with light soiling, two small pen marks, and a faint damp stain at bottom just entering map border. Remargined at right and left with old paper. There is a tear that enters 2" into map at right that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 4/3/2013