Auction 129, Lot 599

"Die Grafschaft Mark gezeichnet von Friederich Christoph Muller…", Mueller, Friederich Christoph

Subject: Germany

Period: 1791 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 18.5 inches
53.3 x 47 cm

This is a very uncommon German map of The Mark, a German territory of the Holy Roman Empire in the Lower Rhine-Westphalian region. The map is very detailed and includes even the tiniest villages, along with the roads, rivers, bridges, fortifications, and forests. Below the handsome title cartouche is an engraved view of the castle Burg Altena in the Lenne River valley.

References:

Condition: B+

Original color with minor toning along fold and a fold split in the bottom margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 9/23/2009

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