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Auction 151, Lot 504


"[Lot of 2] Partie Septentrionale de l'Empire Francais [and] Partie Occidentale de l'Empire Francais", Malte-Brun, Conrad

Subject: France

Period: 1812 (circa)

Publication: Precis de la Geographie Universelle...

Color: Hand Color

11.9 x 8.8 inches
30.2 x 22.4 cm

This striking pair of maps focuses on France during the era of the First French Empire. The nation is divided into various departments, and rivers, mountains, towns, and cities are shown. Paris and Holstein are featured in insets on the sheet centered on northern France. Both maps are engraved by Jean Baptiste Marie Chamouin and drawn by Giraldon.


Condition: A

Original outline color with a few faint, tiny spots, else fine.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $28

Closed on 11/19/2014