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Auction 164, Lot 518

"Carte pour l'Intelligence de l'Histoire de Lorraine, ou on fair Observer la Genealogie de ses Ducs et l'Ordre du Gouverment Present", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Northeastern France

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.8 x 13.7 inches
45.2 x 34.8 cm

A map of Lorraine, centered on Nancy, is featured on this interesting sheet. Surrounding the map are cartouches listing the various officials and posts related to the governance of the region. Along the edge of the sheet are medallion portraits of the rulers of Lorraine.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on paper with an "I C H" watermark, a bit of printer's ink residue at top center, and a couple of tiny spots of foxing.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/13/2017

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