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Auction 146, Lot 492

"Valesium Ducatus Valois", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Northern France

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm
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Decorative map of the Picardy region with Compiegne, Senlis, Meaux, Chateau-thierry and Soissons around the perimeter. Three corners of the map are ornamented with the royal arms, scales and title cartouche with two gentlemen and their hounds.


Condition: A

Strong impression with a minor abrasion in a blank area of map at top right and a few edge tears and chips confined to the blank margins. Some color bleed through on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/4/2013