Kingdom of France Ancien Regime Provinces c. 1740 Homann decorative folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Totius Regni Calliae Sive Franciae.
(Europe, France, Brittany, Normandy, Ile de France, Champagne, Loire Valley, Aquitaine, Provence, Languedoc, Coats of Arms).
Issued c. 1730-50, Nuremberg by Homann.
Fine mid 18th century folio sheet engraved map, with full original hand color. Large decorative cartouche vignette with numerous cherubs, gods and a portrait of the King Louis.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 21 1/2" H x 24 "W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 19 1/4" H x 22" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2, pp. 361.