Ducatus Saxoniae Superioris Ancient Upper Saxony ZOLLMANN/HOMANN c1735 map
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Ducatus Saxoniae Superioris'. Ancient Upper Saxony. ZOLLMANN/HOMANN, c1735 map

Price: £189.00

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Ducatus Saxoniae Superioris ut status ipsius antiquissimus suit per secula Xpriora sc post Chr. Nat ad Ann 1000 usque ex historiae Sax. Monumentis compilatus, et geographice designatus per Fridericum Zollmannum in publicum emisus ab Homannianis Heredibus. Norib A 1732 cum Privil. [The Duchy of Upper Saxony (Sachsen) as it was in ancient times before the 10th century]'

Decorative title cartouche surrounded by images of pagan and Slavic gods, including Flins, Swantewith, Radegast and Zernibog (Chernobog) - whose effigy is being pulled down. Another effigy is being destroyed in the vignette adjacent to the title, presumably symbolising the rejection of pagan beliefs and the advent of Christianity during the dark ages

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1732-1735    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 53.0 x 61.5cm, 20.75 x 24.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Decorative antique eighteenth century atlas map, printed on thick paper, with original colouring and wide margins

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Slightly creased in the bottom margin, otherwise very good. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Friedrich Zollmann; Homann heirs

PROVENANCE: Published by Homann Heirs, Nuremberg



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