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Auction 90, Lot 219

"L'Isle de France - Parisiensis Agri Descrip.", Ortelius, Abraham

Subject: France

Period: 1598 (dated)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

18 x 13.2 inches
45.7 x 33.5 cm

Superb map of the region with Paris and Vincennes. The map is attributed to Francois de la Guillotiere. It is beautifully engraved with forests, cities, villages and rivers. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles and surrounded in an interlocking border. Ref: van den Broecke #41. Beautiful old color.


Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $700

Closed on 3/15/2000