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  EUROPE 
 France 

ZATTA, Antonio. [Late 18th centrury Italian map of Brittany]
Il Governo di Bretagna di nuova Projezione. Venice, 1777. Original colour. 320 x 420mm.
Brittany, with a decorative title cartouche featuring a fishing net hanging up to dry.
[Ref: 16318]    £200.00 ($264 • €228 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card map of France and Flanders]
Carta I. della Francia. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 72mm.
A rare miniature map of Norhtern France engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12963]    £320.00 ($422 • €364 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of Savoy]
Governo Monarchico. D. di Savoia anticamente Allobroges appartiene al Re di Sardegna. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of Savoy engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 13007]    £400.00 ($528 • €456 rates)


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 ($502 • €433 rates)


MOITHEY, Maurille Antoine. [France]
Carte du Royaume de France... Paris, c.1780. Coloured. 275 x 340mm.
A map of pre-revolutionary France.
[Ref: 8459]    £150.00 ($198 • €171 rates)


DESNOS, Louis Charles. [Map of France on the cusp of Revolution]
La France divisée en ses Principaux Gouvernements Avec toutes les Routes de ce Royaume, dressée sur les observations de Mess.rs. de l'Académie des Sciences, dédiée et présentée au Roy. Paris, 1782. Fine original colour.
An uncommon map of France published seven years before the French Revolution of 1789, with a finely engraved title cartouche celebrating the achievements of the monarchy. Down the sides are a large plan of Paris and 15 smaller inset plans of the other cities of the country with a brief description. France is divided into the old comtés and the post roads are marked.
[Ref: 14767]    £700.00 ($924 • €797 rates)


SANTINI, François. [A detailed 18th Century map of Corsica after Jaillot]
Carte Particuliere de L'Isle de Corse Divisée par ses Dix Provinces ou Juridictions et ses quatre Fiefs. Levée sur les Lieux par les Orders de la Republique de Genes et mise au Jour Par le S.r Bernard AntoineJaillot Gégraphe Ord.re du Roy. Venice: Giuseppi Antonio Remondini, 1784. Original outline colour. 485 x 660mm. Narrow margin top left.
A Venetian edition of the map prepared by Jaillot for the Republic of Genova in the 1730s, at the time the island's overlords. By the time Santini published this version Corsica had been secretly sold to France because of Pasquale Paoli's resistance to their rule.
[Ref: 18185]    £650.00 ($858 • €740 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [Roman France]
Gallia Antiqua ex Ævi Romani Monumentis Eruta. Venice, 1785. Original colour. 320 x 415mm.
Ancient France, with a fine title cartouche.
[Ref: 9478]    £100.00 ($132 • €114 rates)


BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [An 18th Century map of France]
La France, Divisée en ses quarante Gouvernemens Généraux. Paris, 1786. 280x480 mm. Original colour. With two strips of text pasted on.
Antique map of France on the eve of the Revolution. Four years after this map the divisions shown here were swept away to be replaced by the Departements.
[Ref: 7521]    £100.00 ($132 • €114 rates)


FADEN, William. [Map of revolutionary France, in fine colour]
France, Divided into Metropolitan Circles Departments & Districts; as decreed by the National Assembly Jan.y 15th 1790. London, Faden, 1792. Original body colour. 545 x 635mm.
A colourful antique map of France, marking how the National Assembly reorganised the country into departements. A fortnight before this map was published the National Convention opened, declaring France a Republic.
[Ref: 7419]    £250.00 ($330 • €285 rates)


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