Auction 103, Lot 292

"Carte exacte des Postes et Routes de l'Empire d'Allemagne divisee en ses Cercles", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 18 inches
57.7 x 45.7 cm

Richly engraved and highly detailed map detailing the postal routes and roads in Germany, Bohemia, Austria and Switzerland. Much additional information including topography, fishing banks in the North Sea and river systems. Compass rose and decorative mile cartouche.

References:

Condition: A

Good, strong copper engraving with original hand color. Trace of toning along centerfold and trace of offsetting in blank area, still very good.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/11/2003

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