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Auction 93, Lot 195

"Le Rhin, Fleuve considerable de l'Europe en Allemagne, avec la Meuse, la Moselle, et Les Autres Rivieres qui se Dechargent", Crepy, (Family)

Subject: Northern Europe

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

25.3 x 20.2 inches
64.3 x 51.3 cm
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Large, bold map of the Rhine River from its source in Lake Constance to its mouth in the Netherlands. North is oriented to the right. The map is densely engraved with detail and decorated with a large title cartouche incorporating a river god and wildlife.


Condition: B

Small tear just touching border at top with a bit of foxing in margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/6/2000