"Grundris der des Heil Rom. Reichs Freyen Stadt Nurnberg", Homann Heirs
Period: 1732 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.1 x 18.8 inches
56.1 x 47.8 cm
This is an impressive bird's-eye plan of Nuremberg and the immediate surroundings. The map is filled with exceptional detail and the city walls are engraved with an almost three dimensional effect. A key at bottom identifies over 60 important sites. The town plan is decorated with coats-of-arms within a wreath and a decorative title cartouche.
Nicely colored plan with some marginal foxing and toning. Small printer's crease enters map at lower left.