Auction 108, Lot 413

"Marchionatus et Electoratus Brandeburgicus, una et Ducatus Pomeraniae", Valck, Gerard

Subject: Germany and Poland

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.5 inches
58.4 x 49.5 cm

Great map of northern Germany and Poland on the Baltic Sea extending to include a bit of Denmark. Includes the fortified cities of Berlin, Magdeburg, Wismar and Stettin. The map is beautifully engraved to show the forests and embellished with a classic title cartouche set in a cloud background with angels and putti.

References:

Condition: B

Evenly toned with fine old color. Professional repairs of some marginal tears and one just into cartouche. Reattached corner at bottom left and chip in top margin, neither affecting map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/29/2004

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