Auction 144, Lot 196

"Etat de l'Eglise, Grand Duche de Toscane, et Isle de Corse", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Central Italy & Corsica

Period: 1755 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 19 inches
55.4 x 48.3 cm

This lovely map covers Tuscany, the Papal States and Corsica and is filled with information on towns, rivers, lakes and mountains. The large title cartouche, in the flourishing French style, fills the upper right corner and balances the island of Corsica in the composition.

References: Pedley #356.

Condition: A

Original color on watermarked paper with wide margins and a couple of very minor spots in image.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $180

Closed on 4/3/2013