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18th Century Folding Map of Normandy

SKU: 9124
£250.00

Title:
18th Century Folding Map of Normandy

Date of publication:
1785

Printed Measurement:
68 x 102.5 cm

Publisher(s):

  • Jean Lattre
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • LF LEGENDRE
  • Carte de la Normandie, divisée par Generalités et subdivisée par Elections

    Folding map of Normandy, 68 x 102.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, dissected into 28 panels and laid on linen, folding into vellum slipcase, lacking its base. Decorative cartouche to the lower right, with festoons of flowers and fruits and surrounded by an anchor, barrels and a basket of dead waterfowl, with a ship behind. An earlier edition was published in 1777; Worldcat locates only the British Library copy of this version with a revised 1785 date. OCLC: 1063259047