France in Departments by Thomson 1822 Vignette fine old vintage antique mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
France in Deparments
(Pyrenees Mountains, Somme, Lower Loire, Jura, Rhine River, High Alps, The Rhone, Gulf of Lyon)
Issued Edinburgh, ca. 1822 by John Thomson
Engraved by Hewitt
Fine and uncommon old engraved map with attractive hand color.
Charming vignette at lower left of what looks to be Versailles.
A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are a major part of the item description. Please examine them closely, as what you see is what we will send you.
[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great old vintage antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 10 1/4" H x 4 3/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 8 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 271