Auction 153, Lot 516

"[On 2 Sheets] Le Cours de la Riviere du Rhein Depuis sa Source Jusques a Son Emboucheure ou sont Distingues...", Sanson/Mortier

Subject: Central Europe, Rhine River

Period: 1705 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.6 x 17.2 inches
57.4 x 43.7 cm

This detailed map follows the course of the Rhine river from its source in Switzerland to the Netherlands, where it empties into the North Sea. The map extends west past Reims, France, east to Wurzburg, German, and south to Lake Como in Italy. The map is filled with detail of political boundaries, towns, rivers, and mountains. The map is adorned with two large decorative cartouches. Printed on two separate sheets.


Condition: B+

Nice impressions with original color, very light toning along the centerfolds, and a couple of short separations along the centerfold that have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 5/20/2015