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Auction 189, Lot 439


"La France Divisee en Toutes ses Provinces, Suivant les Cartes de G. de l'Isle", Leth, Hendrik de

Subject: France

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Geographique & Historique...

Color: Hand Color

8.3 x 6.3 inches
21.1 x 16 cm
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Charming little map of France with good detail of the provinces and major towns. The title is contained in a decorative cartouche topped with the royal crest. For his Nouvel Atlas, Leth made close copies of Jacques Chiquet's maps published in Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas in 1719.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.LETH-1a.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with contemporary outline color, issued folding with light toning along the folds and short fold separations that have been repaired with paper on verso.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $16

Closed on 9/14/2022