Auction 119, Lot 485

"Magnae Britanniae Pars Septentrionalis qua Regnum Scotiae in Suas Partes et subjacentes Insulas divisum…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 22.3 inches
47 x 56.6 cm

Superbly decorated map of Scotland including the Orkney and Hebrides islands. The map is filled with superb detail of towns, cities, markets, universities, and meticulously rendered topography. The map is decorated with title and distance scale cartouches surrounded by mythical figures, putti and the royal coats-of-arms of both Scotland and Britain.

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Condition: A+

Exceptional impression and nice original color printed on a sturdy sheet.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $475

Closed on 5/9/2007

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