Auction 128, Lot 655

"Nassovia Principatus…", Visscher/Schenk

Subject: Germany

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 18.7 inches
57.2 x 47.5 cm

Detailed map of the Nassau region in western Germany between Koblenz, Hadamar, Giessen, Frankfurt and Mainz. The map is filled with information of roads, fortification, forests, castles, hot springs, salt mines, and blacksmiths. The pictorial cartouche has cherubs holding six coats of arms, and a table of explanations decorates the opposite corner.


Condition: B+

Great impression and original color with a small crack in the paper at center repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 5/20/2009