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  EUROPE 
 France 

ZATTA, Antonio. [Normandy & the Channel Islands]
Li Governi di Normandia del Maine e Perche Di Nuova Projezione. Venice, 1777. Original colour. 320 x 415mm.
Normandy and the Channel islands, with a decorative title cartouche featuring an angler. From "Atlante Novissimo" a monumental four volume work by Zatta and one of the last great decorative atlases.
[Ref: 19045]    £110.00 ($133 • €120 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 ($388 • €349 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 ($485 • €436 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 ($460 • €415 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]    £75.00 ($91 • €82 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 ($848 • €764 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]    £50.00 ($61 • €55 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]    £50.00 ($61 • €55 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 ($303 • €273 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [Map of France with the new Departements of the French Revolution]
La Francia Divisa Negli Ottantatre Dipartimenti Secondo la nuova Costituzione. Venice, Antonio Zatta & Son, 1792. Original colour. 480 x 680mm.
Larger than the usual Zatta map, with the country divided into the departements created in 1790 by the National Constituent Assembly to break up the old administrative system. The map is decorated with tromp l'oeil scrolls for the title and inset map of Corsica.
[Ref: 9534]    £350.00 ($424 • €382 rates)


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