Auction 108, Lot 296

"A New and Correct Map of the South West part of Germany…Mentz and Triers…Palatinate of the Rhine…Wirtemberg, Franconia, Swabia, Alsace, Lorrain, &c.", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History of England

Color: Black & White

Size:
16.5 x 13.5 inches
41.9 x 34.3 cm

Handsome and detailed map with the Rhine River at center. Details Luxembourg, Lorrain, Wirtemburg, Furstenburg and other Duchys, Palatinates, Archbishoprics and Electorates. Shows the cities of Mentz, Strasbourg, Cologne, Nuremberg, Nancy, Coblenz, etc. Good detail of roads, forests, mountains, rivers and cities. Decorative military-theme title cartouche and compass rose.

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Condition: A

Beautiful, dark impression on thick paper with watermark. Paper added in margin to binding trim. Printer's crease in blank area, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004

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