Auction 106, Lot 401

"Basse Allemaigne divisee par ses Estats", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Germany

Period: 1652 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21 x 15 inches
53.3 x 38.1 cm

Attractive map of Germany densely engraved to show cities, towns, forests and topography. The map is typical of Sanson's style; concentrating on geographical information rather than embellishment. The title cartouche is very simple and the only other decoration is a compass rose.


Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $240

Closed on 3/3/2004