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Auction 164, Lot 550

"[On 4 Sheets] Ein Theil des Hundsrucks mit den Angraenzenden Maynz-u. Trierischen Laendern in IV Sectionen...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Western Germany

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.1 x 12.7 inches
43.4 x 32.3 cm

This four-sheet map depicts the Hunsrueck region between Trier on the Moselle River and Mainz on the Rhine River. The map was created to illustrate the Battle of Clausen on October 20, 1735, part of the War of the Polish Succession. The map depicts the troop movements of General Seckendorf, commander of the imperial army, with numerous notes describing the battle. Size of sheets varies, and the map would measure 69 x 12.7" if joined.


Condition: B+

The sheets are generally very good with full original color, very wide margins, minor toning, and a few small spots. Sheet I has moderate toning and damp stains, primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $475 - $600


Closed on 9/13/2017