Auction 157, Lot 544

"Carte Nouvelle des Royaumes de Galizie et Lodomerie avec le District de Bukowine", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.6 x 19.1 inches
59.9 x 48.5 cm

This map of parts of present-day Poland and Ukraine describes the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, which was a crown land of the Habsburg Monarchy that was acquired in the First Partition of Poland. Fortified cities, villages, towns, hamlets, post routes, and post offices are marked on the map, with a French key to the symbols. The title, key, and distance scale are enclosed in a scroll-style cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A dark impression on watermarked paper with a faint damp stain along the centerfold at bottom and a few spots mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $700 - $900

Sold for: $500

Closed on 5/4/2016

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