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  ASIA 
 The Holy Land 

DELAGRIVE, Jean. [A rare two-sheet map of the Holy Land]
Nouvelle Carte de la Terre Sainte. Paris: c.1742. Two sheets conjoined, total 855 x 610mm. A few small repairs, wide margins.
A large and detailed map of the Holy Land, decorated with elaborate cartouches for the title and dedication, inset maps of the Voyages of St Paul to Rome, the Exodus & Jerusalem (with a 90-point key), and explanatory diagrams of the equipment of the Tabernacle. Engraved by Roussel and published 1722, this state has been redated to 1742. Laor only records the Mondhare edition of 1772. LAOR: 240.
[Ref: 15272]    £1,750.00 ($2,209 • €1,939 rates)


  EUROPE 
 France 

DELAGRIVE, Jean. [Map of the jurisdiction of the 'Court of Aids' of Paris]
Carte des Jurisdictions ressortissantes en la Cour de Aydes de Paris. Elections, Greniers à sel, Juges des Traites Foraines, des dépôts des sels et de la marque des fers et Prevôtés du Clermontois. Paris: Desnos, c.1780. Original colour. 454 x 700mm.
A very unusual map of central France marking the jurisdiction of the 'Cours des aides' (Court of Aids) of Paris, the court devoted to legal cases concerning taxes, abolished during the Revolution of 1789. Its reach extended to La Rochelle, Lyon, Dijon & Sedan, but some areas, such as Britanny & Normandy, had their own courts. The title is within an ornate allegorical cartouche.
[Ref: 14770]    £380.00 ($480 • €421 rates)


 Germany 

DELAGRIVE, Jean. [A scarce plan of Berlin in the reign of Frederick the Great]
Plan de la Ville de Berlin Capitale de L'Electorate de Brandebourg et la Residence Ordinaire su Roi de Prusse. Réduite très exactiment d'aprés le Plan en 4 Feuilles Levé et Déssiné par ordre et Privilege privatif du Roi sous la Direction de M. Le Feld Maréchal Compte de Schmettau. Approuvé par l'Academie Royal des Sciences. Berlin & Amsterdam: Neaulm Libraire, 1757. 520 x 730mm. A very fine impression.
A plan of Berlin and its its immediate environs, with an extesnive key down the sides. It shows how the city had expendaed under Frederick the Great, bursting out of the defensive walls. In 1755 the population had reached 100,000, of which a quarter were soldiers. The Abbé Jean Delagrive (1689-1757), left the church to learn surveying and triangulation and is known for his plans of Paris and Versailles.
[Ref: 18756]    £1,200.00 ($1,514 • €1,330 rates)


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