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Auction 152, Lot 458

"Tabula Delphinatus Vulgo Gouvernement General du Dauphine in Suos Ballifiatus et Regiones Divisus per Sr. Tillemon", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Southeastern France

Period: 1737 (circa)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.2 inches
57.9 x 48.8 cm
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This detailed regional map covers the Rhone-Alpes region with a small portion of Italy. It includes the cities of Lyon, Grenoble, and Turin. Fortified cities, small towns, monasteries, roads, and canals fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains, and forests. At the top right is a large title cartouche embellished with allegorical figures overseeing a battle.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.HOM-1c #15.

Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a watermarked sheet with light toning, a centerfold separation at top that just enters the neatline, and some short edge tears.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/18/2015

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