Auction 157, Lot 513


"Civitas Leucorum sive Pagus Tullensis Aujourdhui le Diocese de Toul pour Servier a l'Histoire de ce Diocese", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Northeastern France

Period: 1730 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.1 x 19.4 inches
58.7 x 49.3 cm

This intriguing map details the Lorraine region extending from Verdun in the north and south to Besancon. Densely engraved with illustrated topography, it is also embellished with two very decorative cartouches, including a title cartouche with an ecclesiastic theme. The second cartouche includes a key that helps identify Roman roads, royal palaces, sites of battles, and more.


Condition: A

A clean, bright example with original outline color and occasional faint color offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/4/2016