Tags: alsace, france, larmat, viticulture, wine
1949 Larmat Viticulture Wine Map of Alsace, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: A rare decorative 1949 Louis Larmat map of the Alsace wine region on the left bank of the Rhine between Strasbourg and Mulhouse. All of the major wine growing areas and vineyards are highlighted in red. This region is admired worldwide for its exceptional Rieslings and highly aromatic Gewâ^sÂºrztraminer wines. The map itself is surrounded by 37 heraldic shields representing Alsatian cities, including a large shield for Alsace itself at top center, all prepared by Robert Louis. An inset of the Wissembourg wine region appears in the upper let quadrant. Separate issue wine maps in general are uncommon and highly desirable. The OCLC identifies only two examples of this map in French institutional collections. This one was issued by Louis Larmat and printed in France in 1949. Size: Printed area measures 34 inches high by 23 inches wide. Laid down on canvas, poster style. A couple of minor closed tears (see vicinity of Saint-Hippolyte Shield), affecting margins, repaired professionally. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.