Auction 107, Lot 376

"Delineatio Geometrica Civitatis Elbingensis in Borussia Regali a Sereniss Suecorum Rege Gustuvo Adolpho Magno…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Poland

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.2 x 9.6 inches
31 x 24.4 cm

Very fine plan of the fortified town of Elbing near the Baltic coast. Excellent details of the walls, bridges and extensive network of moats. Strongly engraved with decorative cartouches and simulated picture frame borders. 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. Narrow (1/4") margin at binding side.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/9/2004

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