Auction 114, Lot 459

"Circulus Saxoniae Superioris in quo Ducatus & Electoratus Saxoniae Marchionatus Misniae et Landgraviatus Thuringiae…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.3 x 19 inches
56.6 x 48.3 cm

A map covering the Saxony and Thuringia regions, including Erfurt and Dresden, with a multitude of towns and topographical detail. Large title cartouche surrounded by Mercury and putti with a view of Leipzig; putti admire the geographer's tools in the scale and key cartouche.

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Condition: A

Minor foxing in margins. Couple of printer's creases in map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/1/2006

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