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Auction 157, Lot 512


"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 (circa)

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. This is a later edition with the 1753 date and "avec privilege" removed.

References: Pedley #148.

Condition: B+

Original outline color on watermarked paper with light toning and faint damp stains confined to the blank margins. There is a chip in the bottom right corner of the sheet, far from map image.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $33

Closed on 5/4/2016