Auction 132, Lot 504

"Circulus Saxoniae Inferioris in omnes suos Status et Principatus accurate divisus ex conatibus", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 18.5 inches
55.9 x 47 cm

This map is filled with information and hundreds of villages and towns. Dozens of fortified cities are shown, including Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, Osnabruck, Minden, and Magdeburg. The large title cartouche features the goddesses Diana and Demeter and a river god representing the great Elbe River, which is a major feature of the map.

References:

Condition: B+

There is some minor soil and faint damp stains in the lower corners. The bottom centerfold has been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Unsold

Closed on 6/2/2010

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