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Description:This large beautifully engraved & original map of the northern German region of Lower Saxony was engraved in 1778 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - after Robert De Vaugondy and was published by P Santini (fl. 1776-84) in his 2 volume edition of Atlas Universal 1776-84.
The map centers on the Elbe River and the city of Hamburg stretching east to Berlin south to the state of Brunswick and west to Bremen. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Original Colors used: - Pink, yellow, green General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 29in x 20in (735mm x 510mm) Plate size: - 21 1/2in x 19 1/2in (545mm x 495mm) Margins: - Min 1in (25mm) Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - Small worm hole repair to mid centerfold Verso: - None