Auction 132, Lot 505

"Tabula Generalis Holsatiae Complectens Holsatiae, Dithmarsiae, Stormariae, et Vagriae Ducatus", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Germany

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19 inches
57.9 x 48.3 cm

Beautiful map of Schleswig-Holstein depicting from the city of Hamburg on the Elbe River and north to Denmark. The map is filled with detail of roads, fortified cities, and small towns with even the islands in the Elbe named. A block of armorials lies in the Baltic Sea and an allegorical title cartouche, representing the pastoral bounty of the region, fills the corner below the Elbe.

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Condition: B

Toned on centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/2/2010

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