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Auction 138, Lot 872

"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 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 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.

References:

Condition: B+

On sturdy, watermarked paper with a few faint printer's creases. There are a couple of minute wormholes that have been infilled, and a tear that crosses lower right corner that has been professionally repaired, with a minute amount of image in facsimile.

Estimate: $425 - $500

Sold for: $800

Closed on 12/7/2011

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