Catalog: Details List 108-20
[France] Lotter, Le Royaume De France Et Les Conquettes De Louis Le Grand... Augsburg, circa 1720. 18¼ x 22½. Original body color with later color on vignettes. Fine. $850.00
A beautifully designed map with rich original color. Engraved by Johann-Christoph Steinberger (1680-1727). A nearly 2" wide surround isplays 19 plans of cities and forts relating to Louis XIV's many campaigns. Bust portraits of Louis and the Dauphin flank the title drape. Keys identify administrative and judicial districts, battle sites, harbors, etc. The map commemorates French victories from the Spanish town of Roses to Hamburg and to Algiers – even the capture of an English fort on the Gambia River in Guinea.
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