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Auction 109, Lot 486

"A Map of the Duchy of Holstein, with the Territories of the Imperial Towns Hamburg & Lubeck also the Bishoprick of Eutin, Laid down from Fischer's Map and Corrected…", Wyld, James

Subject: Germany

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

23 x 18.5 inches
58.4 x 47 cm

Superb, large-scale map of Holstein beautifully engraved to show fortified towns, principal towns, market towns, castles, noblemen's seats, farms, villages, windmills, dykes and topography. James Wyld was successor to William Faden, one of the luminaries of late eighteenth century publishing in England. Wyld maintained the high standard of graphic and factual excellence that had been established by his predecessor and his maps are among the finest published in the early nineteenth century.


Condition: A

Lovely original color. Overall very good with faint offsetting and short fold separation just entering the map on top, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 12/1/2004