Auction 168, Lot 473

"Le Royaume de France Fait Conforme aux Cartes, Imprimees, et Manuscrittes...", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: France

Period: 1734 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.1 x 18.8 inches
56.1 x 47.8 cm

This superb map is beautifully engraved with place names, watershed, and much more. It extends to include Corsica and portions of Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and England. The decorative title cartouche features mapmaking tools, a globe, the coat of arms, a canon, Mercury, and several other allegorical figures. An extensive notation at upper right describes the country.

References:

Condition: B+

A fine impression on a watermarked sheet with a 7.5" centerfold separation at bottom that has been closed on verso with old paper. There is scattered foxing that is almost entirely confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/6/2018

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