Auction 97, Lot 332

"Auvergne", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
21.3 x 18 inches
54.1 x 45.7 cm

Superb map of the old royal province in south central France. Beautifully engraved to show the mountains, forests, rivers, cities and tiny villages. Decorated with a title cartouche flanked by figures and the coat of arms, and a distance scale with putti and a surveyor. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression with mild toning and a couple of very insignificant foxing marks.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/5/2001

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