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Auction 179, Lot 510

"Le Danemark Divise par Provinces, et Dioceses sous une Metropole", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1766 (dated)

Publication: Atlas General Methodique et Elementaire

Color: Hand Color

20.1 x 14.6 inches
51.1 x 37.1 cm
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Finely engraved map from one of the most decorative French atlases of the 18th Century. Extends to show all islands including Bornholm and includes most of Schleswig-Holstein. Decorative rococo-style cartouche. The map (10 x 9.2") is surrounded in an elaborate baroque-style border engraved by J. Aveline featuring cherubs using globes and cartographic instruments and flanked by panels of French text.


Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/16/2020