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Auction 156, Lot 518

"A Correct Map of the North East Part of Germany. Containing the Electorates of Saxony & Brandenburg, and the Duchies of Silesia, Mecklenburg, Pomerania &c. Drawn from the Best Authorities, and Adjusted by Astronl. Observations", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Northeastern Germany

Period: 1751 (circa)

Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History of England

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 13.7 inches
42.7 x 34.8 cm

This detailed map of northeastern German extends as far west as Hannover and Hamburg, south to Prague, and east into parts of Poland. Towns, roads, political boundaries, rivers and topography are shown. The map is adorned with a compass rose and a rococo title cartouche festooned with flags and the coat of arms of Germany.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.RAP-2a #9.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened, on watermarked paper with attractive color and minor soiling and offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150


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