Auction 101, Lot 361

"Chorographia VI. milliarium Regionis circa vrbem Viennam Austriacam, deprompta ex mappa majori Viceheriana…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Austria

Period: 1748 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

Centered on Vienna, this is a detailed map of the vicinity around Wien, here shown in detail with the new city surrounding the ancient walled one. Locates scores of towns and villages, rivers, valleys, hills etc. Very nicely engraved in a style that simulates 3-D or a bird's-eye perspective. Extends to include Baden, Himberg, Kaunberg, Kirchberg, Hofelein and Hohen Ruperstorf.


Condition: B

Light scattered foxing, lightly faded color. On sound paper with large watermark.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $425

Closed on 12/4/2002