Auction 124, Lot 507

"Circuli Saxoniae Superioris Pars Meridionalis…", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Germany

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Maior

Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.3 inches
57.2 x 49 cm

This finely engraved map of Sachsen and Thüringen in eastern Germany centers roughly on Leipzig and extends to Magdeburg, Dresden, and Göttingen. The map is decorated with a cartouche surrounded by lively cherubs holding coats of arms and a distance scale adorned with shrubbery.


Condition: A

Lovely impression and original color. The margins have some minor toning and a couple short tears, not affecting the map. Library withdrawal stamp on verso.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 5/7/2008