Auction 90, Lot 220

"Touraine Turonensis Ducatus et Confinium Galliae Celticae Descriptio",

Subject: France

Period: 1601-09 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

Striking map of the Loure River valley with Tours near center. Compiled from cartographic information from Bougereau's "Theatre Francois" in 1594. Two large strapwork cartouches and distance scale decorate the map which is beautifully engraved with forests, rivers, cities and villages. Ref: van den Broecke #42. Superb old color.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/15/2000

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