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Auction 175, Lot 441

"Le Cours de la Riviere du Rhein Depuis sa Source Jusques a son Embouchure ou sont Distingues tous les Estats et Souverainetes, qui sont Dessus et aux Environs", Sanson/Jaillot

Subject: Central Europe, Rhine River

Period: 1695 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Francais

Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 25.7 inches
46 x 65.3 cm
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This handsome map traces the course of the Rhine River, from its source in Switzerland through Germany and to where its flows into the North Sea, in the Netherlands. The map extends to show part of France and Belgium. It is very detailed with mountains, rivers, forests, cities, and villages. Decorative cartouches enclose the title (at top right) and six distance scales (at bottom left).

References: cf. Pastoureau, Jaillot II A [69].

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with some minor mildew spots and faint offsetting at top.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 11/13/2019