Auction 96, Lot 308

"Lionnois, Forest, Beaviolois et Masconnois", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.7 x 14.7 inches
50 x 37.3 cm

A beautifully engraved map of the Rhone and Loire valleys with Vienne, Lyon, and Macon. Fully illustrated with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages. The title cartouche and distance scales are flanked by cherubs and a surveyor and the map is further embellished with a coat of arms.

References:

Condition: A

Minor foxing in margins with a couple of very minor spots in map.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/12/2001

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