Auction 114, Lot 457

"Circuli Franconiae Pars Orientalis et Potior novissime delineata", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22 inches
48.3 x 55.9 cm

A finely detailed map centered on Bamberg, Nuremberg, and Wurtzburg, the Bavarian region of southeast Germany. Map shows towns, fortresses, monasteries, roads, forests, lakes and rivers. The title cartouche includes putti and Roman heraldry. Another cherub presents the scale and key cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Slight soiling in margins. Original coloring and fine impression.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/1/2006

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