Auction 116, Lot 572

"Circulus Saxoniae Inferioris in omnes suos Status et Principatus accurate divisus ex conatibus", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

Boldly engraved map that is filled with information and hundreds of villages and towns. Shows dozens of fortified cities including Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Osnabruck, Minden, Magdeburg, etc. The large title cartouche features a female archer and a river god and a second cartouche encloses a small vignette view of Hamburg surmounted by Mercury.

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Condition: A

Good impression and original color. Light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/20/2006

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