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Auction 195, Lot 802

"Kriegs-Ingenieur-u Artillerie-Charte, Welche die Vornehmste Terminos, so Wohl der Geometrie, Fortification, Artillerie...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Prints - Military

Period: 1737 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

27.8 x 19.2 inches
70.6 x 48.8 cm
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This intricate sheet features 11 insets covering a wide array or wartime topics including weaponry, cannons, tools, fortification design, military formations, and more. Decorated by an elaborate military-themed title cartouche with two German eagles, flags, and weapons. An alternate French title runs above the top border. Produced by Johann Friderich Oettinger, a German military engineer, and published by Homann.


Condition: B

Issued folding with scattered foxing, light staining, and a few short fold separations that have been archivally repaired on verso. Several edge chips have been reinstated with tissue and there is a seller's stamp in the bottom margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/15/2023