Auction 111, Lot 485

"Map of the Kingdom of Hanover, with the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, the Principalities of Lippe Detmold and Schauenburg Lippe, likewise the Territories of the Free Towns of Bremen, Hamburg and Lubeck Conformably with the Treaty of Paris", Wyld, James

Subject: Germany

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

27 x 21.5 inches
68.6 x 54.6 cm

Fine, large-scale map of northern Germany filled with superb detail. 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: B

Some light offsetting, and a small printer's ink smudge else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 6/8/2005