Auction 132, Lot 453

"Haute et Basse Alsace, Suntgou, Brisgou, et Ortenou", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France and Germany

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Beautes de la France

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 14.2 inches
24.1 x 36.1 cm

This detailed map illustrates the course of the Rhine River in the Alsace region from Speyer in the north to Basle and Sekingen (Bad Säckingen) in the south. The map was finely engraved by Peter Starckman with superb topographical detail, cities, towns and tiny villages.

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Condition: B+

There is some minor toning and some unobtrusive misplaced color, else very good.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/2/2010

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