Auction 116, Lot 578

"Ducatus Luneburgici et Comitatus Dannebergensis accurata Descriptio", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This detailed regional map includes Hamburg, Luneberg, and as far south as Hannover, Braunsweig. The Aller and Elbe Rivers cut across the area. Fortified cities, small towns and monasteries fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains and forests. At the top right is a large title cartouche fringed by mythological figures with a coat of arms and scale of miles.

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Condition: B

Light toning. Margins trimmed but still adequate for framing. Later color in cartouche.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 9/20/2006

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