sic], n.p., n.d. [France, ca.1755?]. Oblong folio, 18 1/4 in. x 23 5/8 in. (465 x 600 mm.), pen and ink and wash drawing on a single folio sheet of unwatermarked paper, originally folded in half and bound on a guard into an album, verso labelled "Baston," in a contemporary hand. The plan finely executed in colored inks with double-ruled border, neatly lettered caption at top, a scale ("Echelle de une lieue et demie") at lower right, a large compass rose (incorporating a small fleur-de-lis) in red and green in right-hand portion, roads and man-made structures highlighted in carmine ink, the sea, fields and stylized trees shaded in green and pale ochre inks, margins of the sheet strengthened in two places on verso, a small tear in ocean portion discreetly repaired." /> [BOSTON]. Manuscript map, "Plan de la Baye, Ville, et Environs de Baston" [<I>sic</I>], n.p., n.d. [France, ca.1755?]. <I>Oblong folio, 18 1/4 in. x 23 5/8 in. (465 x 600 mm.), pen and ink and wash drawing on a single folio sheet of unwatermarked paper, originally folded in half and bound on a guard into an album, verso labelled "Baston," in a contemporary hand. The plan finely executed in colored inks with double-ruled border, neatly lettered caption at top, a scale ("Echelle de une lieue et demie") at lower right, a large compass rose (incorporating a small fleur-de-lis) in red and green in right-hand portion, roads and man-made structures highlighted in carmine ink, the sea, fields and stylized trees shaded in green and pale ochre inks, margins of the sheet strengthened in two places on verso, a small tear in ocean portion discreetly repaired.</I> | Christie's