Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 633

"Comitatus Burgundiae tam in Primarias ejus Praefacturas quam in Minores…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: France

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

18.9 x 22.3 inches
48 x 56.6 cm

Beautiful map of the Burgundy area with mountains, forests and fortifications prominently engraved. Extends to include Geneva. The large decorative cartouche features several figures and cherubs engaged in wine-making. A very nice example with bright coloring.


Condition: A

Fine, original outline color, cartouche uncolored as issued. Barely visible printer's crease in lower portion. Small area of stain at left and right margins not affecting image, else a near fine example.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/6/2007