Languedoc & Roussillon
The Region of Good Wine
Languedoc, de Foix et de Roussilon, Carte des Gouvernements, avec la Partie Orientale du Gouv. de Guienne. With charming large title-cartouche by J. Arrivet decorated with fruit + grain with his invenit and engraver’s monogram and miles indicator. Regional map by Rigobert Bonne (Raucourt, Ard., 1727 – 1795). Engraving colored in outline. A Paris Chez Lattré rue St. Jacques a la ville de Bordeaux 1771. 17⅜ × 14⅛ in (44.1 × 35.8 cm).
“ The Roman aqueduct and the wine :
ciphers for the eternal in the life of man
in the southern French Languedooc ”
(Rob Kieffer in the FAZ of August 10, 2006). – Eastern frontier the Rhone with estuary + Camargue, marked here the shore-line expanded visibly into the Gulf between 1704 + 1758. Western bound on the line of Toulouse, the former capital of Languedoc, and in the south it’s going on into Spain.
Offer no. 15,188 / EUR 185. (c. US$ 202.) + shipping
“ Thank you very much for your prompt and very cooperative handling of this order. I very much look forward to seeing the map ”
(Mr. D. R.-H., January 26, 2005)