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Military.- Lemau de la Jaisse (Pierre) Carte generale de la monarchie francoise, contenant l'histoire militaire depuis Clovis premier Roy Chretien, jusqu'a la quinzieme annee accomplie du Regne de Louis XV, double-page engraved and letterpress title / Avertissement, large folding pictorial dedication by Cochin, 9 double-page or folding engraved and letterpress plates, 7 double-page engraved and letterpress border designs incorporating 110 circular French town plans with their coats of arms, 4 larger engravings emblematic of north, south, east and west and other illustrations, also a supplementary double-page plate, leaf 9 creased and with a very short tear at foot, without loss, stained, lightly browned, contemporary armorial calf, gilt, centres of arms scratched away, rebacked, corners worn, rubbed and marked, [Cohen-De Ricci 620], folio, Paris, no printer, 1733.

⁂ A handsome production glorifying the military might of Louis XV. The author provides instructions for assembling the sheets into a single chart 7 pieds square (2.25 square metres).

Lot 10

Military.- Lemau de la Jaisse (Pierre) Carte generale de la monarchie francoise, contenant l'histoire militaire depuis Clovis premier Roy Chretien, jusqu'a la quinzieme annee accomplie du Regne de Louis XV, Paris, no printer, 1733.  

Estimate: £500 - 700

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Military.- Lemau de la Jaisse (Pierre) Carte generale de la monarchie francoise, contenant l'histoire militaire depuis Clovis premier Roy Chretien, jusqu'a la quinzieme annee accomplie du Regne de Louis XV, double-page engraved and letterpress title / Avertissement, large folding pictorial dedication by Cochin, 9 double-page or folding engraved and letterpress plates, 7 double-page engraved and letterpress border designs incorporating 110 circular French town plans with their coats of arms, 4 larger engravings emblematic of north, south, east and west and other illustrations, also a supplementary double-page plate, leaf 9 creased and with a very short tear at foot, without loss, stained, lightly browned, contemporary armorial calf, gilt, centres of arms scratched away, rebacked, corners worn, rubbed and marked, [Cohen-De Ricci 620], folio, Paris, no printer, 1733.

⁂ A handsome production glorifying the military might of Louis XV. The author provides instructions for assembling the sheets into a single chart 7 pieds square (2.25 square metres).

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