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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 119 - closed 5/9/2007

Featuring 951 lots of rare antique maps, charts, pocket maps, globes and atlases
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Lot #507: "Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis auspicys Serenissimi et Potentissimi Princ Friderici III…" Johann Baptist Homann

Antique map chart Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis auspicys Serenissimi et P
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$400.00 - $500.00
Sold for: $325.00

Lot 507
By: Johann Baptist Homann
Subject: Baltic
Date: 1730

Publication: Maior Atlas Scholasticus Extriginta…

Condition: A
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Color: hand color

Size: 22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This is a very beautiful map due to the highly decorative title cartouche filling the Baltic Sea. It covers the northern portion of Poland (Gdansk south to Torun) and the Baltic coast, Konigsburg (Kaliningrad) into Lithuania. Highly detailed throughout with roads, cities and towns. The title cartouche features a portrait of Frederick III, King of the Prussian dynasty, surrounded by an elaborate allegorical scene of his coronation in 1701.

Fine impression and original color.

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