Auction 115, Lot 463

"Lotharingiae Tabula Generalis in qua Ducatus Lotharingiae et Barri nec non Metensis, Tullensis et Verdunensis Episcopatus…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

A large copper plate map of the Lorraine region that is fully and beautifully engraved. Centered roughly on Metz and absolutely filled with details and information on the watershed, mountains, forests, towns, villages and numerous fortified cities. A lovely figurative cartouche includes cherubs, figures and coat of arms.

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Condition: B

Crisp impression and fine original coloring on hand laid paper with original margins. One light stain at lower right of map and another in lower margin just into border.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Unsold

Closed on 6/21/2006

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