Auction 148, Lot 528

"Allemagne", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: Central Europe, Germany

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Geographise en Historische Werelt Beschryving…

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 7.4 inches
24.9 x 18.8 cm

This copper engraved map covers the German Empire, which covered the heart of Europe at the time and stretched from Belgium through Poland and from the Baltic Sea to the Gulf of Venice. The map shows the political divisions and major cities and towns. It is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and was engraved by A. d'Winter.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON VII F bis.

Condition: B+

Lightly toned with a few small spots. Margin extended with old paper at left to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $40

Closed on 2/19/2014