Auction 127, Lot 546

"L'Allemagne dressee sur les Observations de Tycho Brahe de Kapler de Suellius…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.3 x 18.8 inches
61.7 x 47.8 cm

This extremely detailed map covers the German Empire - present-day Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, and parts of Poland and Hungary. The map provides information on topography, cities, villages, fortifications, forests and bridges. It is embellished with three fine cartouches. Latin title at top: Nova Imperii Germanici Descriptio in Omnes Suos Circulos, Electoratus, &c.

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Condition: B+

Original outline color. A clean fold separation at bottom has been professionally repaired. There are a few light spots in the map and margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/25/2009

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