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Auction 88, Lot 188

"Gallia Postarum geographice designata…", Gibson, Edmund

Subject: France

Period: 1760 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.2 x 20 inches
56.4 x 50.8 cm
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Extremely detailed map of France showing all the postal routes and offices throughout. The map was originally drawn in 1738 by Jaillot and updated here by the Homann firm. Large decorative title cartouche including two postmen galloping on their trusty steeds. Short split on bottom fold, else very good.


Condition: B

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 10/2/1999