Auction 115, Lot 515

"Nova et Accurata Territorii Ulmensis cum Dominio Wainensi Descriptio", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grossen Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

Large and boldly engraved and colored map centered roughly on Ulm. The chart shows the area in extreme detail with numerous fortified towns located. The coat of arms for each region is shown amidst forests, roads, rivers, and scores of villages. Large inset shows the territory belonging to Vienna. Map was drawn by Johanne Christophoro Lauterbach.

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Condition: A+

Very fine impression and coloring. Thick hand laid paper with watermark and original margins. With two short marginal tears, closed on verso, and a few spots at edge. Map image is fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/21/2006

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