Lot 6547
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Spring Auction: Asian, Interiors, Books & Prints 2019
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[FRANCE] – “LE ROYAUME DE FRANCE Divisé en Toutes ses Provinces

comprises sous Douze Gouvernements Generaux Sçavoir Picardie, Normandie, Isle de France, Champagne, Bretagne, Orleanois, Bourgogne, Lyonnois, Guienne et Gascogne, Languedoc, Daufiné, et Provence. Auec ses Acquisitions dans L’Espagne, dans L’Italie, dans L’Allemagne et dans Les Pays-Bas [..]”. Engraved wall-map (printed on 4 leaves) with 2 large cartouches & French caption at top. Published by “I. Cóvens & C. Mortier” (Amsterdam, after 1794). Ca. 99 x 120 cm. Framed (behind glass).

¶ Impressive large-sized wall-map (depicting France & parts of England, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy & Spain) originally published by the Dutch cartographers Johannes Covens (1697-1774) & Cornelis Mortier (1699-1783). Very rare re-edition published by Cornelis Covens (1764-1825) with large engraved cartouche “Groot Toneel Des Oorlogs, tusschen de Geallieerde Mogendheden en het Fransche Ryk. Grand Théâtre de la Guerre, entre les Puissances Alliées et l’Empire François. À Amsterdam, chez Mortier, Cóvens et Fils” (referring to the Napoleonic Wars in the period 1803-1815) attached in the upper left corner replacing the original engraved allegorical cartouche with Latin caption (“Galliae Regnum in omnes suas Provincias [..]”). ¶ With defects (horizontal & vertical folds, sl. creased, waterstained in lower (blank) margin, sl. foxed/ browned), but nevertheless in an acceptable condition (not examined out of frame).

€ 300,00
€ 500,00
€ 425,00

Hamerprijs: € 425

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