520.26 - Nova Territorii Erfordien in suas Praefecturas Accurate Divisi Descriptio..., ca 1716, by Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg
A wonderful map by Homann of Erfurt in the Thuringia region of east central Germany. Taken from the Grosser Atlas, a panoramic view of the city of Erfurt extends across the bottom of the map. Selected buildings are identified such as the Cyriacsburg castle and St. Petersburg cathedral. A vivid title cartouche is featured embellished with mythological figures and putti. The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] noting a somewhat light impression in original color and some toning at the centerfold. The map measures approximately ( 18.5″ x 22.5″ – 47 x 57 cm).