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 S├Ąckingen) 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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