Auction 101, Lot 317

"Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis auspicys Serenissimi et Potentissimi Princ Friderici III…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Baltic States

Period: 1701 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 19 inches
56.9 x 48.3 cm

An very beautiful map due to the highly decorative title cartouche with later color. Covers the northern portion of Poland and the Baltic coast into Lithuania. Names Gdansk and Koningberg. Very detailed throughout. Three distance scales.

References:

Condition: B

Good impression and color on thick paper. Soft crease near center, printer's crease at bottom just into image, repaired marginal tear just into neatline, and tide mark in one corner.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $700

Closed on 12/4/2002

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