Catalog Archive
Auction 156, Lot 488


"Partie Orientale du Gouvernement General de la Guienne ou se Trouvent le Quercy et le Rouergue", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Southern France

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 18.9 inches
51.3 x 48 cm

This highly detailed map of the historical province of Guienne shows the extensive network of rivers in the region in addition to hundreds of towns. Toulouse is depicted at bottom left. Adorned with an elegant rococo cartouche.

References: Pedley #148.

Condition: B+

Original outline color on heavy, watermarked paper with wide margins. There is faint offsetting and toning along the centerfold, and several damp stains confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 2/17/2016