"Praelium ad Onesnam", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von
Period: 1697 (published)
Publication: Histoire du regne de Charles Gustave, roy de Suede
Color: Black & White
14.5 x 11.5 inches
36.8 x 29.2 cm
A grand bird's-eye view of a battle between Swedish and Polish forces. Charles X Gustavus of Sweden invaded west Poland and began the period known in Polish history as the Deluge. This battle took place in April 1657. The scene is beautifully engraved with an elaborate border and title cartouche.