Auction 149, Lot 471

"Magn. Ducatus Lituaniae in Suos Palatinatus et Districtus Divisus...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.3 x 18.6 inches
54.1 x 47.2 cm

A detailed map of Lithuania and parts of Latvia, Kaliningrad, and Belarus. Numerous towns are noted, including Riga, Kaliningrad (Konigsberg), Vilnius, and Minsk. The map extends south to Pinsk and Mazyr, and east to Smolensk, Russia. Political boundaries, rivers, forests, and marshes are also shown. At top right is an inset with text describing the region. A French title above the map reads: "Carte du Grand Duche de Lituaniae…"

References:

Condition: B+

A nice impression with original color that has been partially refreshed and an abrasion above title cartouche.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $475

Closed on 5/21/2014

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