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Auction 182, Lot 506

"Gastinois et Senonois", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Central France

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15 inches
50 x 38.1 cm
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This beautiful map describes the region between the Loire and Seine rivers with the cities of Orleans, Estampes, Corbeil, Sens, and Auxerre. It is richly adorned with the royal coat of arms and a surveyor with the distance scale. There is a decorative title cartouche at top right. French text on verso, published from 1643-50.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #4330:2.1.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with contemporary color. There are dampstains and remnant of hinge tape in the margins, well away from map image.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/28/2021