Auction 98, Lot 306

"Duche et Gouvernement General de Normandie", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: France

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 19.5 inches
59.2 x 49.5 cm

Beautifully engraved map in superb original color. It covers the region with great detail of even the smallest villages. Coast of England with the Isle of Wight at top left and inset titled "les isles de Garnezy, Ierzay et Aurigny…". The title cartouche is shrouded in clouds with mythological figures. Coat of arms with distance scale and key.

References:

Condition: A

Minor chipping at paper edge and light oxidation of color.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $300

Closed on 3/6/2002

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