Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 251

"Touraine - Turonensis Ducatus et Confinium Galliae Celticae Descriptio.",

Subject: France

Period: 1603 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm

Fine map of Touraine with Tours situated between the Loyre and Le Cher rivers with large bridges depicted crossing the rivers. Compiled from cartographic information from Bougereau's "Theatre Francois" in 1594. Very decorative with forests and towns filling the map. Three strapwork cartouches. Old color which includes a historated capital in the Latin text on verso. A bit of minor soil in margins.


Condition: A

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/14/2000