Kingdom of France Ancien Regime 1779 Bowden engraved map decorative hand coloredBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
France From the Best Authorities.
(Europe, France, Kingdom of France, Brittany, Normandy, Champagne, Burgundy, Provence, Gascogne).
Issued 1779, London by Bowen.
Late 18th century decorative engraved map with lovely hand color.
Cartouche with vegetation at lower left.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Old fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 13 1/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 7" H x 8 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.