Auction 157, Lot 534

"A Correct Map of the North West Part of Germany Containing Westphalia & Lower Saxony Including the Electorates of Brunswick Lunenburg or Hannover & Cologne...", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Northwestern Germany

Period: 1733 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.6 x 13.4 inches
42.2 x 34 cm

This handsome map depicts the regions of Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia in northwestern Germany, extending to show a portion of the Netherlands. Roads, cities, political boundaries, and the river system in the region are all well depicted. The map is embellished with a marine-themed title cartouche.

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

Condition: A+

Superb impression and color on watermarked paper with good margins. Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 5/4/2016

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