La Franch Comte divisee en Trois Grand Balliages…


Large double-folio map of Franch-Comte in northeastern France from the late 17th century.

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This attractive copperplate engraved map was originally published in Paris as part of an atlas by Alexis-Hubert Jailot in 1692. Dedicated to Louis, Dauphin of France, the image presents the historic region of Franche-Comté divided into its three constituent bailiwicks – d’Amont, de Dole, and d’Aval.

Geographic features like mountains and forested regions are depicted pictorially, emphasizing the mountainous border with Switzerland in the southeast. A fascinating variety of villages, fortified cities, chateaus, and religious facilities are labeled throughout.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1692

Author: Alexis Hubert Jaillot

Sheet Width (in): 24.5

Sheet Height (in): 37.75

Condition: A-

Condition Description: Scattered spotting visible on the left side of the page, confined largely to the margins. Some minor offsetting visible from the original outline color. Old manuscript page number in the corner. Very good condition overall.


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