Auction 101, Lot 287

"Germania Benedictina quae in illa sunt, Monasteria Ord. S. Benedicti monstrans…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1732 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Homannianus…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.3 x 18.3 inches
56.6 x 46.5 cm

Beautiful map of central and southern Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria and Czechoslovakia. Inset "Appendix Monasteriorum Ord. S. Bened. quae extant in Polonia et Lithuania". The map locates the abbeys and monasteries throughout the region. Richly adorned with religious scenes.

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Condition: B

Damp stains in margins with some tissue repairs on the face of the map affecting the top blank margin only.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/4/2002

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