"S.R. Imp. Comitatus Hanau proprie sic dictus, cum singulis suis praefecturis; ut et Comit. Budingen et Nidda comreliqua Wetteravia et vicinis Regionibus", Homann, Johann Christoph
Subject: Western Germany, Hanau
Period: 1728 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
22.3 x 19.2 inches
56.6 x 48.8 cm
Very detailed map that features the walled and fortified city of Frankfurt. Large inset at top "Prospect der Stadt Hanau gegen Mittag anzusehen" is a fine bird's-eye panorama of the fortified town. A legend locates and names 21 important buildings in Hanau. Title cartouche is surrounded by mythological figures including Mercury. Engraved by A. Schneider.
A bright, clean sheet with original color and a soft horizontal crease.