Auction 146, Lot 472

"Ducatus Luxemburgi tam in Maiores quam Minores Ejusdem Ditiones Accurate Distinctus et Exhibitus", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Luxembourg

Period: 1716 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.9 x 18.9 inches
58.2 x 48 cm

There is great detail in this map of Luxembourg, showing roads connecting the fortified cites and many small towns. The map extends west to Namur in Belgium, south to Thionville in France, and east to Trier and Saarlouis in Germany. The decorative cartouche includes a river god, a warrior, and the double-tailed lion on Luxembourg's coat of arms.

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Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with several printer's creases at bottom, a small hole near neatline at left, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/4/2013

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