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Auction 172, Lot 481

"Ducatus Bremae et Ferdae, Maximaeque Partis Ducatus Stormariae, Comitatus Oldenburgi, Albis, Visurgisque Fluminum Novissima Descriptio", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Northwestern Germany

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.1 x 18.1 inches
56.1 x 46 cm
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On this map the duchies of Bremen and Verden are detailed, shown with the neighboring Hamburg in the north, Lunenburg in the east, and Oldenburg in the southwest. Many small villages and places are named and there is good detail of the extensive system of rivers in the region. Two large ornate cartouches fill the lower corners, with cherubs, a hunter and his dogs, and the coat of arms of Bremen.


Condition: B+

Full contemporary color with an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1/2" into image at bottom. There is light toning along the edges of the sheet and small remnants of old glue along the top edge of the sheet on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 4/17/2019