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  EUROPE 
 France 

ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista. [A decorative 18th Century map of Normandy]
Carta Geografica Del Governo della Normandia. Venice, Albrizzi, 1740. Coloured. 340 x 440mm.
Decorative map of Normandy with a fine title cartouche, published in the 'Stato presente di tutti I paesi'.
[Ref: 11290]    £240.00 ($302 • €267 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [France]
A Map Of France Divided Into Its Provinces... London, J. Robinson, 1744. Original Colour. 200 x 250mm.
A detailed map of France including the territorial gains it made during the War of the Austrian Succession. From "The Travels Of The Late Charles Thompson...".
[Ref: 10741]    £150.00 ($189 • €167 rates)


LOTTER, Tobias Conrad. [French Post Roads]
Le Routes Exactes des Postes du Royaume de France. Augsburg c.1750. Original colour. 475 x 595mm.
Map of France showing the post roads of the country, with extensive tables of distances.
[Ref: 8713]    £400.00 ($503 • €445 rates)


LOTTER, Tobias Conrad. [Map of France celebrating the military successes of Louis XIV]
Le Royaume de France et les Conquêtes de Louis le Grand. Augsburg c.1750. Original colour. 470 x 575mm. Binding holes in left margin.
The map is surrounded by inset plans of towns such as Strasbourg, Algiers and Perpignan, attacked or captured by Louis XIV between 1640-1695. A side-bound example, stitched at the side, with no centrefold.
[Ref: 8717]    £450.00 ($566 • €501 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [France]
A New & Accurate Map of France with it's Acquisitions. London, 1752. Coloured. 365 x 440mm.
Published in the 'Complete Atlas', with inset charts of the harbours of Toulon & Brest and an illustrated title cartouche.
[Ref: 9902]    £240.00 ($302 • €267 rates)


RASPE, Gabriel Nikolaus. [The British 'Descent' on St Malo during the Seven Years' War]
Aº 1762 den 6 Junii, wurde siese Stadt St Malo von einer Englaendischen Flotte unter Befehl des Chef d'Escadre Howe eingeschlossen, all schiffe im hafen verbrandt und die Seil Fabrique von St Servant mit allen zugeehör ruinert, worauf sich diese Flotte wieder wegbegeben. Nuremberg, Raspe, c.1760. Original colour. 230 x 370mm.
A scarce map of the British raid on the harbour of St Malo on 6th June 1758 (not 1762 as in the title), published in Raspe's 'Schau Platz des gegenwaertigen Kriegs' (Plates illustrating the Current Wars). This was the first of the 'Descents', lightning raids on the French coast championed by William Pitt in 1758. Deciding not to take St Malo as planned, the fleet destroyed thirty privateers and over a hundred other vessels in the harbour and occupied the nearby town of St Servant, burning the important rope factory that supplied the French ships with rigging.
[Ref: 18856]    £250.00 ($315 • €278 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [Classic 18th century map of France]
Gallia concinata ad magnum numer mappat... Augsburg, Tobias Conrad Lotter, 1760. Fine original colour. 270 x 210mm.
A small and very decorative map of France with the elaborate cartouche left uncoloured. Published in Lotter's 'Atlas Minor'.
[Ref: 14740]    £150.00 ($189 • €167 rates)


BAILLEUL le Jeune. La France Divisé Selon Létendue De Toutes Ses Provinces... Lyon, Daudet, 1762, original colouring plus later additions, 480 x 680mm Bottom margin extended.
A very decorative and detailed map of France making out all its regions with the main towns and cities shown. The rococo title cartouche surrounded by military trophies and the borders embellished with the coats of arms of each region.
[Ref: 10081]    £650.00 ($818 • €723 rates)


LE ROUGE, Georges-Louis. [France in unusual original colour]
La France Divisée en ses 37 Gouvernements Militaires. Paris, Crépy, c.1767. Old colour, 215 x 285mm
An attractive map of France marking out its regional boundaries and principal cities and towns. Crépy acquired the c.1748 Le Rouge plates, and re-issued them in Paris, often putting his imprint & the date 1767 in the cartouche. What distinguishes this later, but much rarer issue of the map is the attractive original colouring, not typically found in the earlier Le Rouge editions, which are usually found coloured only in outline.
[Ref: 8852]    £150.00 ($189 • €167 rates)


BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [An 18th century decorative map of France]
La France Divisée en ses quarante Gouvernemens Généraux et Militaires.. Paris: Desnos, 1770. Original colour. 420 x 555mm.
Fine example of this scarce 1770 edition of the Kingdom of France divided according to the military and regional divisions, prior to being replaced by départements. This edition includes a highly decorative architectural border frame showing cherubs, globes and garlands, this border has been refined and embellished following the first appearance in the 1766 deluxe edition of the map.
[Ref: 15529]    £200.00 ($252 • €223 rates)


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