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Auction 189, Lot 437

"Antiquorum Galliae Episcopatuum Geographica Descriptio", Tavernier, Melchior

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.1 x 14.4 inches
51.1 x 36.6 cm
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This handsome map shows the historical episcopate in France with ancient place names and political boundaries. A large inset illustrates ancient Great Britain.


Condition: A

A sharp impression with contemporary outline color in the map and later color in the cartouche, on a bright sheet with a large coat of arms watermark. There is one small worm holes in the Bay of Biscay and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 9/14/2022