Auction 107, Lot 334

"Situs Ahlborger fiordt…", 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 9.7 inches
31 x 24.6 cm

Handsome plan of two fortified locations along the fjord, including Hals. The Baltic is filled with sailing ships and a fine compass rose. Plain title cartouche and simulated picture frame borders. An interesting view from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X.

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Condition: A

Very nice impression on fine hand-laid paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004

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