Catalog Archive
Auction 178, Lot 359

"Prospect und Grundris der des Heil: Rom. Reichs-Stadt Nurnberg samt Ihren Linien und Gegend auf eine Meil-Wegs Herumb", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Nurnberg, Germany

Period: 1716 (circa)

Publication: Neuer Atlas uber die Gantze Welt

Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 19 inches
56.6 x 48.3 cm
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An impressive, large map of Nuremberg and the surrounding villages and countryside with a detailed panorama below. The map has a numbered and lettered key to 49 locations and the uncolored panorama has 40 buildings identified in the key. Beautiful baroque engravings flank the view incorporating a queen, with a globe, Mercury, putti, and a river god.


Condition: B+

Full contemporary color in the map and later color in the view and decorative elements. There is light soiling, a printer's crease adjacent to the centerfold, toning along the edges of the sheet, and a professionally repaired centerfold separation at bottom. Trimmed to the neatline at bottom center by the bookbinder.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 6/10/2020