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February 27, 2016 10:00AMCalender

New England. Johannes Baptista Homann (1664-1724) Nova Anglia Septentrionali

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2880B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 27, 2016 10:00AM


New England. Johannes Baptista Homann (1664-1724) Nova Anglia Septentrionali. Nuremberg, 1716.
Double-paged folio map, copper-plate engraving on two joined sheets, older color, somewhat oxidized, slightly faded to a mossy green and pale pink, fading more pronounced at the vertical join of the two sheets, attractive cartouche, depicting a red-coated Briton bartering with an American Indian in the bottom right corner, with good color, less faded, matted and framed, 23 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (sight).
Estimate $400-600

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Johannes Baptista Homann, Nova Anglia Septentrionali, Nuremberg