Auction 107, Lot 383

"Prospect und Grundris der des Heil: Rom Reichs-Stadt Nurnberg samt ihren Linien und Gegend…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19 inches
57.7 x 48.3 cm

An impressive, large map of Nuremberg and the surrounding villages and countryside with a detailed panorama below. The map has a numbered and lettered key to 49 locations and the uncolored panorama has 40 buildings identified in the key. Beautiful baroque engravings that incorporate a queen, river god, putti, coats of arms, etc flank the view.

References:

Condition: B

Toned on centerfold, else very good with a good impression.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/9/2004

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