Auction 173, Lot 291

"[Lot of 2] Hamburg mitt dero Gegend, Westwerts, die Elbe Hinunter zu Fahren bis Gluckstadt [and] Hamburg mit dero Gegend Oostwerts bis Lauenburg Sampt Denen in Gemeinschaft Lubeck Besitzenden Vier Laendern", Bodenehr, Gabriel

Subject: Northern Germany, Hamburg

Period: 1704 (published)

Publication: Atlas Curieux

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.4 x 6.4 inches
29 x 16.3 cm

This matching pair of maps follows the Elbe River from its mouth at the North Sea, through Hamburg, and to Lauenberg, showing the intricacies of waterways and islands adjacent to Hamburg. There is great detail of roads and towns in the region, and Hamburg is shown in bird's-eye plan form.

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Condition: B+

Watermarked sheets with contemporary outline color that has been partially refreshed, some faint stains, and light toning along the edges of the sheets.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/5/2019

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