La source du Po et les passages de France en Piémont River Po PLACIDE 1734 map
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La source du Po et les passages de France en Piémont'.River Po.PLACIDE 1734 map

Price: £200.99

The map covers the part of the Alps straddling the Duchy of Savoie (the present-day departements of Savoie and Hautes-Alpes in France), and the valleys of western Piedmont. The map includes the source of the River Po and its tributaries including the Waldensian Chisone and Pellice valleys, and the Dora Riparia valley. The Arc river valley through the Maurienne, and the upper part of the Durance river valley through Briançon comprise the westerly part of the the map on what is now the French side of the Alps. Other place names marked on the maps include the following towns and present-day mountain/winter sports/ski resorts (many have variations to the modern accepted spelling): Turin/Torino, St-Jean-de-Maurienne, St-Michel-Valloire, Modane, Briançon, l'Argentière-les-Ecrins, Montdauphin, Embrun, les Orres, Risoul, Vars, Montgenèvre, Bressans, Susa, Oulx, Pragelato, Bardonecchia

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: Originally printed in 1703; King's privilege renewed 1734 (These dates are printed on the map)    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 46.0 x 52.5cm, 18 x 20.75 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Large uncoloured antique 18th century atlas map, printed on thick, good quality paper

CONDITION: Very Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Le Père Placide de Sainte Hélène

PROVENANCE: The map was extracted from a composite atlas of early 18th century maps, the latest of which was dated c1754


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