Auction 113, Lot 539

"Insulae et Principatus Rugiae cum vicinis Pomeraniae", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

A striking visual design, with brilliant color contrasting with precise engraving, make this a great map of the island Rugen off the northern coast of Germany. A vivid compass rose, soldiers marauding below and a fine allegorical cartouche above, complete the composition.

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Condition: A+

Solid, clear impression and original color. Couple printer's creases at top.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/7/2005

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