Auction 129, Lot 859

"Flaggen Aller Seefahrenden Potenzen und Nationen in der Gantzen Weldt", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ships - Flags

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18.3 inches
57.2 x 46.5 cm

This is a superb engraving illustrating the flags of all seafaring nations. There are 139 flags shown along with a color key in the bottom right corner.

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Condition: A

Professionally repaired centerfold separation at top and a couple minor edge tears at bottom, not affecting the image.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $475

Closed on 9/23/2009

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