Auction 139, Lot 481

"Theatrum Belli Tricennalis", Anon.

Subject: Germany

Period: 1736 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 15 inches
35.6 x 38.1 cm

This uncommon map of Germany is divided by Imperial states and depicts the theater of war from the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648), which ended with the Peace of Westphalia. A legend at bottom identifies Imperial cities, Archbishoprics, Abbeys, Universities, and encampments. The map was published in Johann Gottfried von Meiern's Acta Pacis Westphalicae Publica.


Condition: A

Issued folding, with lovely original color. There are a few small, faint spots in map border.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/15/2012