Auction 111, Lot 432

"[Lot of 3] Exactissima Palatinatus Rheni ac Ducatus Bipontini Tabula [and] Tabula Geographica qua Pars Septentrionalis sive Inferior Rheni, Mosae et Mosellae… [and] Tabula Geographica qua Pars Meridionalis…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18 inches
57.2 x 45.7 cm

Nice set of maps covering the watershed of the Rhine River in great detail. They are all fully engraved to show mountains, rivers, lakes, streams, forests, lowlands, cities, fortifications, and tiny villages. The first map's title is enclosed in a decorative cartouche. The other two have titles in banners at top flanked by distance scales and a symbols key.

References:

Condition: B

Bit of light uneven toning. Professional repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/8/2005

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