Auction 97, Lot 334

"Languedoc", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: France

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 17.2 inches
53.8 x 43.7 cm

This beautiful map of southern France is filled with topographical and political detail. It includes the French Riviera from Saulec and Narbone to just east of the mouth of the Rhone with the cities of Avignon, Arles, Cahors, and Narbone. It is decorated with a sailing ship, compass rose, title and distance scale cartouches and a fine coat of arms.


Condition: B

Lovely original color. Short split on bottom just entering map and closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $240

Closed on 12/5/2001