Auction 156, Lot 474

"France", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: France

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication: L'Europe

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.4 x 7.2 inches
23.9 x 18.3 cm

This unusual small map of France is decorated with a strapwork title cartouche and depicts political boundaries, cities, and rivers. Engraved by A. Peyrounin.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII B [5].

Condition: A

Original outline color with later coloring in the cartouche and wide margins. There is faint toning along the centerfold, marginal soiling, and two small worm holes in top blank margin, away from image.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/17/2016

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