Auction 115, Lot 502

"Nova & Accuratissima Ducatus Holsatiae Tabula", Danckwerth, Casper

Subject: Germany

Period: 1652 (published)

Publication: Newe Landesbeschreibung ... Schleswig und Holstein

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 16.6 inches
62.2 x 42.2 cm

This superb map of northwestern Germany was drawn by Johannes Mejer. It is filled with exceptional detail of the topography, cites, villages, fortifications, roads, bridges, navigation channels, and much more. It is beautifully ornamented with sailing ships, compass roses and elaborate cartouches.

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Condition: B

Lovely original color. Lightly toned with a minor mat burn in blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/21/2006

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