Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 371

"Attaque, et Defense des Staces Carte ideale des environs de la Place imaginee dont on a Precedemment traile le Trace, le Relief, et la Construction", Anon.

Subject: France

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

32.5 x 27.5 inches
82.6 x 69.9 cm

Superb, large Manuscript plan evidently drawn to illustrate the various symbols required to prepare a military map. The plan is entirely hand drawn and colored and shows a large fortification with artillery, infantry and cavalry battalions and great detail of the surrounding countryside. A very unique and interesting chart.


Condition: B

Some old repairs on verso at folds and one small puncture in title.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000


Closed on 6/12/2002