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Auction 156, Lot 485


"Gouvernement General d'Orleanois, ou se Trouvent l'Orleanois Propre, le Blaisois, le Gatinois, et la Beauce, qui Comprend le Vendomois, le Dunois, et le Pays Chartrain", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Central France

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.1 x 18.9 inches
58.7 x 48 cm

This detailed map depicts the region of Orleans, centered approximately on the city of Orleans and extending to Tours at bottom left. The map is filled with the extensive river system of the Loire, as well as hundreds of towns. Adorned with a decorative rococo cartouche.

References: Pedley #112.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 2/17/2016