Auction 103, Lot 291

"L'Allemagne Dressee fur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius, sur celles de Messieurs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences &c.", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 19.5 inches
59.7 x 49.5 cm

Copper-engraved map that is filled with details throughout Germany and Switzerland. Extends to show Czechoslovakia, Austria and the borders of France, Poland and Italy. Hamburg, Prague and Basel are some of the cities shown. Two decorative cartouches. Based on the cartography of Sanson and Delisle.

References:

Condition: B

Good impression with original color. Clean split on centerfold at bottom, light surface soil or toning, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/11/2003

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