Auction 106, Lot 337

"Expeditio Glorio sa Potentis: Regis Svecorum Caroli Gustavi", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.5 x 11.4 inches
44.5 x 29 cm

Splendid view from Pufendorf's famous chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X. This view shows the Swedish army in battle formation before the attack on Denmark at Langeland and Laaland. The vast army stretches literally as far as the eye can see. The engraving is elaborately ornamented with four cartouches and a magnificent border.

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Condition: A

Couple of light spots in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $375

Closed on 3/3/2004

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