Auction 113, Lot 442

"Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis auspicys Serenissimi et Potentissimi Princ Friderici III…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19 inches
57.9 x 48.3 cm

An very beautiful map due to the highly decorative title cartouche filling the Baltic Sea. Covers the northern portion of Poland (Gdansk south to Torun) and the Baltic coast, Konigsburg (Kaliningrad) into Lithuania. Highly detailed throughout with roads, cities and towns. The title cartouche features a portrait of Frederick III, King of the Prussian dynasty, surrounded by an elaborate allegorical scene of his coronation in 1701.

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Condition: A

Clean and bright with a professional repair on bottom fold.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2005

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