Homann, J. B.
Nuremberg: Homann. nd. Ca. Mid 1700s.
Copper plate engraved map with hand color, 18 1/2 x 22 1/4 inches on sheet 21 x 25 inches, centrefold as issued. Overall time toning, repaired 1 1/2" split at middle of centrefold, abrasion to top margin with some paper loss just touching plate mark (would be covered by a mat). Overall, map is clean and in good condition. Decorative engraved cartouche at lower left corner and vignette of country scene at upper right corner. Map shows in considerable detail an area of Saxony in eastern Germany near the Polish and Czech borders. Towns along the River Elbe include Dresden and Meissen. Item #28096