Auction 98, Lot 265

"L'Allemagne, Dressee sur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe, de Kepler, de Snellius, sur celles de Messieurs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences &c.", Covens & Mortier

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.7 x 19.2 inches
60.2 x 48.8 cm

Large handsome map of the region including the Netherlands, Belgium and northern Germany. Based on the geography of Nicolas Sanson and Guillaume Delisle, and the observations of Tycho-Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Willebrord Snellius, all of which are noted in the cartouche. The map is very detailed and decorated with title and scale of miles cartouches. Alternative title at top "Nova Imperii Germanici Descriptio in Omnes Suos Circulos Electoratus, &c. Divisi ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis."

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Condition: A

Professional minor restorations in margins.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/6/2002

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