Auction 110, Lot 507

"Mappa Geographica Regni Poloniae ex novissimis quot quot sunt mappis specialibus composita et ad LL. Sterographica projectionis revocata…", Mayer/Homann Heirs

Subject: Poland and Lithuania

Period: 1773 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 17.2 inches
50.8 x 43.7 cm

Johann Tobias Mayer's detailed map of the region based on Barnikel's map of Curland (1747) and Jan Nieprzecki's map of Lithuania (1749). Topographical information is very good and includes towns, rivers, lakes, forest, and political divisions. Uncolored decorative cartouche in upper right corner.

References: Buczek, p. 84, plate 42.

Condition: A

Later color. Small stains and repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/2/2005