Auction 129, Lot 589

"Circuli Franconiae Pars Orientalis et Potior novissime delineata…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22 inches
48.3 x 55.9 cm

A finely detailed map centered on Bamberg, Nuremberg, and Wurtzburg, the Bavarian region of southeast Germany. Map shows towns, fortresses, monasteries, roads, forests, lakes and rivers. The title cartouche includes putti and heraldry. Another cherub presents the scale and key cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Nice impression and original color with a few light spots in the margins. Hinge remnants and some paste residue on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $95

Closed on 9/23/2009

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