Auction 125, Lot 597

"Saxonia Superior, cum Lusatia et Misnia", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Germany

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.5 inches
50.8 x 39.4 cm

This finely engraved and detailed map of the region including Halle, Leipzig, Meissen and Dresden, extends south to Prague. The map is fully engraved to show the forests and tiny villages and decorated with a long title banner at top. Latin text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Fine impression and original color with some slight toning and a couple of minor abrasions in title banner. The bottom centerfold has been repaired with linen and there are a couple of small tears, all well away from the map.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/24/2008

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