Auction 92, Lot 271

"Descriptio Veromanduorum… Vermandois [on sheet with] Gouvernement de la Cappelle…", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1635 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Two fine decorative maps within one border. The first centering on Saint Quentin with a lovely title cartouche and a scale of miles held by a Musketeer. The second map includes Marle, Laon, and Vernins is decorated with three cartouches, all fully colored. A fine example of Blaeu's work.

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Condition: A+

Map has been professionally cleaned and de-acidified and two marginal tears repaired, fine condition.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/13/2000

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