Auction 146, Lot 538

"Imp. Caes. Carolo VI. Augusto Pio Victori … Provincia Brisgoia", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Southern Germany

Period: 1718 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.2 x 22.8 inches
48.8 x 57.9 cm

A densely engraved map of the southwestern tip of Germany, bounded by the Rhein river in the west and south. The mountainous topography of the region is graphically shown, along with the river systems in the region. A legend at bottom identifies cities of various sizes, churches, castles, castle ruins, and glassworks. Large cities, including Basel, Freiburg, and Schaffhausen are depicted with miniature bird's-eye plans.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.HOM-8a, #13

Condition: B+

A nice impression with minor toning and a short centerfold separation that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/4/2013

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