Auction 100, Lot 348

"Carte Nouvelle de la Pologne, Avant son demenbrement dirigee par Mr. Philippe…", Philippe De Pretot, Etienne Andre

Subject: Poland

Period: 1787 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universel…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.7 x 10.5 inches
37.3 x 26.7 cm

Attractive copper engraved map showing Poland just prior to her demise at the hands of Prussia and Austria. The kingdom is divided into five regions; Pomerania, Prussia, Livonia, Lithuania and Poland. Includes good detail of mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, cities and villages. Decorative title and scale of miles cartouches.

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Condition: B

Very faint damp stains at bottom with slight cockling, else very good.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2002

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