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Auction 179, Lot 523

"Cursus Rheni a Basilea Usque ad Bonnam, III. Sectionibus Exhibitus...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Western Europe, Rhine River

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 52.6 inches
60.5 x 133.6 cm
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This impressive three-sheet map follows the Rhine River from Basel, Switzerland, through France, to Bonn, Germany. The maps are densely engraved with boundaries, towns, roads, and topographical detail. Larger towns are depicted with miniature bird's-eye views or plans. The sheets have been joined.


Condition: B+

A nice impression with a few rust spots, minor dampstains, and a printer's crease at the bottom of the top sheet. There is minor extraneous creasing and some separation along the joint of the second and third sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/16/2020