Auction 149, Lot 493

"Les Environs de Paris, a l'Usage de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.2 x 18 inches
61.5 x 45.7 cm

This handsomely engraved map illustrates the area surrounding Paris, depicted by a bird's-eye plan at center. Hundreds of towns, political boundaries, rivers, and forests are also shown. A Latin title above the map reads: "Nova Territorii Parisiensis Tabula ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis."

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Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with two 1/2" stains in bottom portion of image.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 5/21/2014

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