1740 Gregoire Wall Map of Lyon, France
1740 Gregoire Wall Map of Lyon, France

1740 Gregoire Wall Map of Lyon, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS JOIN OUR WEEKLY MAILING LIST FOR NEWEST STOCK. Description: A large wall map of Lyon, France by R. Oriented to the east, this map centers on the convergence of the Rhone and Saone Rivers and the presqu’Ile , or peninsula, thus formed. It covers modern day Lyon’s 1st and 2nd arrondissements as well as significant portions of the 4th and 5th. The map is surrounded by illustrations depicting Lyon’s most noteworthy architecture and monuments, as well as two rococo windows with dedications to the Duc de Villeroy and various others. Lyon is an ancient city dating to the Roman period. During the Middle Ages, it was the site of one of Europe’s most important trade fairs. Today, situated at the crossroads of France’s finest produce and wine regions, it is considered the gastronomic capital of the world. This map was originally published in 1735, the preset example reflects the 1740 edition. It wass engraved by Claude Seracourt and published by R. Size: Printed area measures 49 inches high by 57 inches wide. Printed in 6 panels joined by the publisher. Backed on archival linen. Mounted on original rollers. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Additional Services Conservation Framing Services: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. Read about it here. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration Services: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1740 Gregoire Wall Map of Lyon, France” is in sale since Saturday, May 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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