1617 Le Clerc Map of Dombes, France (Bugey Wine Region)
1617 Le Clerc Map of Dombes, France (Bugey Wine Region)

1617 Le Clerc Map of Dombes, France (Bugey Wine Region). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Carte du Pais et Souvrainete de Dombes. Description: This is a beautiful 1617 map of the Dombes region in southeast France by Mathias Mareschal. Oriented with north on the left, the map covers the then principality of Dombes from Montbellet and Pont-de-Voux south as far as the city of Lyon. Lyon, famous for its cuisine and gastronomy, is identified. The map is beautifully detailed with several towns, cities, ponds, lakes, rivers, and forests beautifully rendered. Part of the modern day department of Ain, the region is known for its Bugey wines, which are generally aromatic and white. It is also known for its fine blue cheese, poultry, and fisheries. The region of Dombes, with more than a thousand lakes and ponds, is more famous for its pisciculture. It is also considered as one of the best hunting regions for water birds in France. The map includes an elaborate cartouche in the top right with a dedication to Princess Marie de Bourbon, Sovereign of Dombes. Another cartouche in the top left features two angels holding up the coat of arms of the Duke of Bourbon. This map was published by Jean Le Clerc in 1617. Size: Printed area measures 15 inches high by 19 inches wide. Minor wear along original centerfold. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1617 Le Clerc Map of Dombes, France (Bugey Wine Region)” is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1617
  • Country/Region: France
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