Auction 169, Lot 450

"Hiberniae Regnum tam in Praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Laceniae et Momoniae...", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.9 x 22.3 inches
48 x 56.6 cm

This is a spectacular map of Ireland based on Visscher's similar map. It is filled with incredible topographical and political detail and embellished with two large cartouches featuring coats of arms and surrounded by putti, fishermen, and animals.

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Condition: B+

A fine impression with a 1.5" edge tear at right and short centerfold separations at left and right that have all been repaired on verso with archival materials. A tiny hole in an unengraved area of the Irish Sea has been archivally infilled.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/12/2018

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