Auction 90, Lot 223

"Britannia Ducatus - Duche de Bretaigne",

Subject: France

Period: 1642 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 19.5 inches
59.7 x 49.5 cm

Richly decorated map of northeastern France. Fully engraved with forests, rivers, cities and villages. The splendid title and distance scale cartouches features mermen. Two sailing ships, three compass roses and a coat of arms further decorate this fine map. Minor discoloration and a tiny tear in margin.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/15/2000

Archived