Auction 117, Lot 574

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

Subject: Germany

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.2 x 18.7 inches
56.4 x 47.5 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.

References:

Condition: B

Original color with slight smearing of underlined city names.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006

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