Auction 158, Lot 321

"Totius Rheni Abeius Capitibus ad Oceanum Usque Germanicum in quam se Exonerat Novissima Descriptio", Allard, Hugo

Subject: Rhine River

Period: 1660 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.9 x 17.8 inches
50.5 x 45.2 cm

Two maps one sheet, one above the other, charting the course of the Rhine River. Beginning on the bottom map, from its spring at the Bodensee in Switzerland, the river flows through the eastern part of Germany and transitions to the top map to show its course through western Germany, the Netherlands and into the North Sea. The lower map has an allegorical title cartouche while the upper map is decorated with a ship and a compass rose.


Condition: B+

Full original color with two small stains at the top of the lower map, a couple of printer's creases at left, and a short extraneous crease adjacent to the centerfold.

Estimate: $700 - $850


Closed on 6/22/2016