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JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert. [France]
Le Royaume de France distinqué suivant l'estendue de Toutes ses Provinces, et ses Acquistions, dans l'Espagne, dans l'Italie, dans l'Allemagne, et dans La Flandre, L'Artois, Le Haynaut, Le Namur, et Le Luxembourg, Provinces des Bays-Bas. Amsterdam, Pieter Mortier, c.1705. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 595 x 890mm. Top margin reinforced with archivist's tissue.
A large and decorative map showing the enlargement of French territory by Louis XIV. It is based on Sanson's map, which Jaillot had redrawn on a larger scale at the request of Sanson's heirs: this example comes from Mortier's issue of Jaillot's 'Atlas Nouveau', with fine baroque title and scale cartouches. KOEMAN: Mor 1.
[Ref: 8440]    £700.00 ($942 • €795 rates)


BION, Nicolas. [Early 18th Century Map of France]
La France, Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et suivants des Memoires les plus exactes. Paris, 1710. Coloured. 165 x 193mm.
Issued by Bion who was also known as a globe-maker.
[Ref: 11337]    £120.00 ($161 • €136 rates)


SCHENK, Pieter. [Alsace]
Superioris Atque Inferioris Alsatiæ... Amsterdam, c.1710. Original body colour. 580 x 495mm. Repairs to binding folds.
Alsace, with a fine allegorical title cartouche in full original colour, and marking Strassburg and Basle.
[Ref: 9272]    £290.00 ($390 • €329 rates)


VALK, Gerard. [Lorraine]
Generalis Lotharingia, Dispartita in Ducatum ejus Proprium, et Barrensem... Amsterdam, c.1710. Original colour. 500 x 595mm. Repairs to the centrefold and verdigris weaknesses.
With a decorative cartouche. The colour is particularly fine.
[Ref: 9454]    £250.00 ($336 • €284 rates)


PRICE, Charles & Senex, John. [Uncommon two-sheet map of France]
France Corrected from the Observations communicated to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. London: Charles Price, John Senex & John Maxwell, c.1711. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 660 x 960mm. Some restoration, as usual with these large maps.
An early example of this large map of France, drawn by Price and engraved by Senex. Their partnership did not last later than 1711, after which Senex issued many of their maps in his 'English Atlas' from 1714. The decorative title cartouche freatures a portrait of Louis XIV, surrounded by allegorical figures. Around the coastline of both France and the south of England are lines marking the "sea coast according to Mess.rs Sanson & the Dutch Maps": this is an unusual example of one cartographer highlighting the mistakes of others.
[Ref: 11780]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


INSELIN, Charles. [A decorative four-sheet map of France in fine colour.]
La France Dressée Suivant les Nouvelles Observations... Paris: Bernard Jaillot, 1713. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 610 x 935mm. Repairs to original folds.
A large and detailed map of France in fine colour, decorated with a large title cartouche, and two others around engraved text descriptions of France and its provinces. Inselin is better known for his engraving for Nicolas de Fer's atlases.
[Ref: 11666]    £2,000.00 ($2,690 • €2,272 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [Paris View]
Paris, Capitale de France. Leiden, c.1715. 345 x 420mm.
Prospect of Paris, published in 'La Galerie Agreable Du Monde', printed within a decorative frame-like border.
[Ref: 9942]    £580.00 ($780 • €659 rates)


AA, Pieter van der. [France]
La France, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc. Leiden, c.1715. 345 x 420mm.
Prospect of Paris, published in 'La Galerie Agreable Du Monde', printed within a decorative frame-like border.
[Ref: 9943]    £340.00 ($457 • €386 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [18th century detailed map of the Provence with a vignette of Death]
Provincia Gallis la Provence dicta.. Augsburg, c.1725. Original wash colour. 475 x 575mm. A fine and crisp example.
A large and detailed map of Provence with bright original colour. The title cartouche features Hercules and the Hydra standing by a monument of local armorials; the scale cartouche bottom right depicts allegorical figures including Death with his scythe, a reference to the plague that hit Provence 1720-22, which killed 40,000 people.
[Ref: 17039]    £475.00 ($639 • €540 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [France Dauphiné]
Tabula Delphinatus vulgo Gouvernement Generale du Dauphiné... Nuremberg, c.1730. Original colour. 495 x 585mm. Some discoloured spots, split in lower centrefold restored.

[Ref: 8396]    £100.00 ($135 • €114 rates)


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