Auction 119, Lot 592

"[Lot of 2] Tabula Geographica qua Pars Meridionalis sive Superior Rheni, Mosae, et Mosellae... [and] Tabula Geographica qua Pars Septentrionalis sive Inferior Rheni, Mosae, et Mosellae…", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Europe - Central

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 18.5 inches
55.4 x 47 cm

Informative pair of matched maps that detail the watershed of three major rivers (the Meuse, Moselle and Rhine) and provide an excellent perspective on the complexity of the northern European river systems. The maps are fully engraved to show mountains, rivers, lakes, streams, forests, lowlands, cities, fortifications, and tiny villages. Both of the maps have a simple compass rose and a key to the types of towns on the map.


Condition: A

Nice, sharp impression with original outline color and a small amount of toning on centerfold on map 2.

Estimate: $450 - $550


Closed on 5/9/2007