Auction 107, Lot 332

"Accurata Delineatio Geometrica in Iuthia … Friderici Oddae…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.3 x 10.6 inches
33.8 x 26.9 cm

Beautifully engraved plan of the fortified town of Fredericia with sailing ships and full stippling in the Baltic. Good detail of the walls and canals. A very decorative view with curtain-style cartouche, compass rose with rhumb lines and simulated picture frame borders. A desirable view from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X.

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Condition: A

Good impression on fine paper with full margins. One tiny pinhole.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/9/2004

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