Auction 140, Lot 601

"Mosellae Fluminis Tabula Specialis in qua Archiepiscopatus et Electoratus Trevirensis…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Western Germany

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.8 x 19.4 inches
57.9 x 49.3 cm

This detailed map of the western part of Rheinland Pfalz shows the area along the Mosel River, with the archbishopric of Trier, and the Rhine River from Bonn to Mainz in the south. Many place names, mountains, forests and rivers are shown on the map. A large decorative allegoric title cartouche fills the lower right corner, featuring River Gods to represent the rivers in the region.

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Condition: B+

Original color with two minute holes and a couple of small spots.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/23/2012

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