Auction 115, Lot 537

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

Subject: Europe - Northeastern

Period: 1716 (circa)

Publication: Grosser Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 19.3 inches
55.9 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 beehives fills the Baltic Sea.

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Condition: A

Original color in map with added color in cartouche. Minor repair on top centerfold.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/21/2006

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