Auction 107, Lot 335

"Ichnographia Rutcopiae Langelandice Oppidi …", 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

Beautifully engraved plan of the fortified town of Rutkioping on the island of Langeland. Fully engraved sea with two large rowboats filled with sailors engaged in a ferocious battle at close range. With a scroll-style cartouche, compass rose and picture frame borders. A lovely view from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X.

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Condition: A+

Lovely impression on fine paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/9/2004

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