Auction 104, Lot 391

"[Lot of 2] Accurata delineatio Castrorum Suecicorum, ut et Haffniae, Regni Daniae Metropolis [together with] Nackschouia Lalandiae", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1697 (published)

Publication: Histoire du regne de Charles Gustave, roy de Suede

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.2 x 9.5 inches
31 x 24.1 cm

Pair of very uncommon plans. First is of Copenhagen and the vicinity showing the fortifications and shipping channel. Finely engraved with two decorative cartouches, a compass rose, and dozens of tiny ships. Second is a plan of the fortification at Nakskov on the island of Lolland. Both surrounded in decorative borders.

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Condition: B

Toning on centerfold with light damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/10/2003

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