Catalog Archive
Auction 156, Lot 491

"Partie Septentrionale du Gouvernement General de Bourgogne ou se Trouvent l'Auxerrois, les Bailliages de Semur en Auxois...", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Eastern France

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

20 x 19 inches
50.8 x 48.3 cm

FInely engraved map of eastern France near the Swiss border including the cities of Dijon, Auxonne, and Chatillon. Highly detailed with hundreds of towns and villages shown and forests represented pictorially. Adorned by a decorative, floral title cartouche.

References: Pedley #142.

Condition: A

Original outline color on watermarked paper with a few faint spots in the image. There is a bit of scattered foxing and one small damp stain all confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/17/2016