Auction 99, Lot 373

"Bordeaux", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: France

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication: Baldwin & Cradock

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 12 inches
38.1 x 30.5 cm

Very finely done plan of the city that includes the palace of Louis XVI at its center. Terrific detail of many buildings and streets, all named. Two large panoramic engraving along the bottom titled "View of Bordeaux, from the Quai des Salinieres" and "View of Bordeaux, from the Quai des Cartrons." Both are beautifully done and are filled with large ships under full sail. A most handsome plan.

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Condition: B

Finely engraved and sparingly colored. Lightly age toned.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/12/2002

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