Auction 140, Lot 517

"[On 3 Sheets] Cursus Rheni a Basilea usque ad Bonnam…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Western Europe, Rhine River

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 19.3 inches
60.5 x 49 cm

This impressive three-sheet map follows the Rhine River from Basel, Switzerland, through France, to Bonn, Germany. The maps are densely engraved with boundaries, towns, roads, and topographical detail. Larger towns are depicted with miniature bird's-eye views or plans. Each sheet stands alone with borders and the title above the neatline at top.


Condition: B+

Minor soiling and light printer's ink residue, primarily in blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 5/23/2012