Auction 107, Lot 375

"Delineatio Fortality Polonorum ad Lysouian, quod a Serenissimo Principe Palattino…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Poland

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.4 x 10 inches
31.5 x 25.4 cm

Beautifully engraved plan of a region with forts along the Vistual Flu opposite the village of Dirzovia. Decorative view with military themed cartouche, pastoral scene at bottom and simulated picture frame borders. A fine plan from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X.

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Condition: B

Dark impression on fine paper with full margins. A little toning along centerfold with split in margin and old paper repair on verso of lower blank margin.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/9/2004

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