Auction 117, Lot 538

"Tabula Geographica Campaniae", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.3 inches
48.3 x 56.6 cm

Beautifully detailed map of the Champagne region in France, showing the topography and towns of Compiegne, Menziere and Reims in the north to Sens, Troyes and Langres in the south. Two town views of Troyes and Reims appear, along with a decorative cartouche featuring two satyrs imbibing in champagne.

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Condition: A

A couple of worm-tracks in the upper, blank margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/6/2006

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