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Auction 185, Lot 498

"Accuratissima Galliae Tabula Vulgo Royaume de France", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: France

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.4 inches
58.4 x 49.3 cm
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This decorative map of France extends to include Belgium and Luxembourg with portions of Switzerland, Germany, and England. It is filled with finely engraved detail of the political divisions, towns, and topography. The title cartouche is flanked by Bacchus and a Roman soldier with cherubs in the foreground.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression with light toning, a couple light stains, and some minor manuscript notations. The sheet has been backed in archival tissue, with professional repairs to several separations along the centerfold.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/17/2021