Auction 108, Lot 339

"[Lot of 2] Neoburgum Fioniae oppidum, una cum delineatione… [with] Accurata delineatio Regionis circa Nieburgum Fioniae…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

14.8 x 11.5 inches
37.6 x 29.2 cm

First is a fine map of Nyborg and vicinity with a lovely view of the city below. The map is embellished with a great compass rose with ships shown in the harbor and the map and view are surrounded by a boldly engraved border. Second depicts the Danish defenses at Nyborg against the Swedish invasion of November 1659. The large title cartouche incorporates a key to the location of the various forces. An interesting pair of engravings from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X.


Condition: B

Light toning along fold.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 9/29/2004