Auction 145, Lot 618

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

Subject: Central Italy & Corsica

Period: 1750 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

21.6 x 19 inches
54.9 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: B+

Watermarked paper with a hint of toning along centerfold and slight paper weakness adjacent to the centerfold near the middle of the map, which has been reinforced on verso with archival material.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/12/2013