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Auction 161, Lot 530

"Carte Generale du Royaume de France avecq Tous les Pays Circomuoisins", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: France

Period: 1658 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

20.9 x 16.2 inches
53.1 x 41.1 cm
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This modern map of France extends to show all surrounding countries. The map is densely engraved to show cities, political boundaries, and the system of rivers. Adorned with a blank cartouche at top right and a title cartouche featuring cornucopias. Engraved by Melchoir Tavernier.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A [33].

Condition: A

A nice impression on paper with a large coat of arms watermark, a couple of tiny holes, and minor soiling.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/8/2017