[FRANCE]. Edme MENTELLE.
New map of France divided into 83 departments. Set of 2 rooms. Paris, n. d., canvas, ca 69 x 87, enhanced with watercolours. Joint : César François CASSINI DE THURY. General map of France (Le Finistère, n° 175, 171 and 173 ?), canvas, ca 60 x 132. Stamp "general depot of the War". The Cassini map (or "Carte de l'Académie") is the first topographic and geometric map on the scale of the kingdom of France. A few stains on the map of Mentelle, if not a nice set.
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