Auction 114, Lot 472

"Regni Poloniae Magnique Ducatus Lithuaniae Nova et exacta tabula", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.3 x 19.3 inches
56.6 x 49 cm

Striking example of Homann's map of Poland, Lithuania, Lativa, Estonia and a portion of Russia, extending from St. Petersburg in the north to the Black Sea in the south. Lots of topographic detail and includes Kiev, Minsk, Warsaw and Vienna. Gorgeous allegorical cartouche featuring a coat of arms and Masonic beehive fills the Baltic Sea.

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Condition: B

Fine impression and original color. Stain in lower left and professional repair on bottom fold.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $425

Closed on 3/1/2006

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