Auction 103, Lot 379

"Pomeraniae Ducatus Tabula Auctore Eilhardo Lubino", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Poland

Period: 1630 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Stunning map of the historic region of Pomerania on the shores of the Baltic Sea. This region had been variously annexed by Sweden and Prussia over the years and is now primarily in Poland with a portion controlled by Germany. Based on the surveys of Eilhard Lubbin. Two decorative cartouches, a coat of arms, two compass roses and sailing ships decorate this map. Dutch text on verso. Engraved by S. Rogiers.


Condition: B

Finely engraved with vivid color. Two small, dark ink spots in blank area just inside border. Printer's crease in left margin, just touching neatline, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/11/2003