Auction 140, Lot 624

"Tabula Geographica Continens Despotatus Wallachiae Atque Moldaviae, Provinciam Bessarabiae… Polonicam Podoliae, …", Homann Heirs

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1769 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 18.3 inches
50.8 x 46.5 cm

This map of parts of present-day Romania, Moldova and Ukraine is filled with details of forts, towns, and the topography of the land. Bucharest (Bukurest), Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Akermann), and many other cities are depicted with miniature castles. Adorned with a rococo-style cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with light toning along centerfold and a few faint stains.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 5/23/2012

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