Physical & Mineralogical View France Brittany 1846 antique engraved color mapBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Carte Physique et Mineralogique de la France
(Physical & Mineralogical View of France, Corsica, Gulf of Gascony, Calais)
Printed 1846, Paris by Malte - Brun
Scarce original antique engraved map with original outline hand color.
Paper shows typical gentle signs of age, minor normal waviness associated with age, some light spotting or foxing, but is clean overall and retains its soundness. A charming and uncommon map.
An appealing and not often seen antique view which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
Please inspect enlargeable photo closely - Any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within zoomable picture provided .
[ note: We grade very conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives ].
Despite any small age flaws the sheet may display, the printed area remains fresh, clean and visually pleasing. The map is well preserved.
Overall a nice impression of an original and interesting antique map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of good taste would be happy to own.
Sheet measures c. 22 1/2" W x 15 1/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 17 1/8" W x 12 3/8" H.
Original fold line as issued.