Auction 110, Lot 362

"Hiberniae Regnum tam in praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Laceniae et Momoniae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.5 inches
48.3 x 57.2 cm

A spectacular map of Ireland based on Visscher's similar map. Filled with incredible topographical and political detail and embellished with two large cartouches featuring coats of arms and surrounded by putti, fishermen, and animals.

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Condition: A

Superb original color, including the cartouches, which is very unusual for maps by Homann. Professional repairs of a couple of minor tears and fold separations including a tear just entering lower left border.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $750

Closed on 3/2/2005

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