Auction 161, Lot 562

"Ducatus Luneburgici et Comitatus Dannebergensis Accurata Descriptio...", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Northern Germany

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19.3 inches
57.7 x 49 cm

This detailed regional map includes Hamburg, Luneberg, and as far south as Hannover, Braunsweig. The Aller and Elbe Rivers cut across the area. Fortified cities, small towns and monasteries fill the landscape along with topographical depictions of hills, mountains and forests. At the top right is a large decorative title cartouche and coat of arms held up by putti.

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Condition: B+

Original color on watermarked paper with light toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/8/2017

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