Auction 121, Lot 603

"Ducatus Luneburgici et Comitatus Dannebergensis accurata Descriptio", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.3 x 19 inches
56.6 x 48.3 cm

This detailed regional map includes Hamburg, Luneberg, and as far south as Hannover, Braunsweig. The Aller and Elbe Rivers cut across the area. Fortified cities, small towns and monasteries fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains and forests. At the top right is a large title cartouche fringed by mythological figures with a coat of arms and scale of miles.

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Condition: A

Original color with a clean impression. There is a clean cut 1" into map at bottom center that is repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007

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