Auction 110, Lot 375

"[Lot of 2] Accurata delineatio Castrorum Suecicorum, ut et Haffniae Regni Daniae Metropolis [and] Castra Suedica ad Haffniam", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.2 x 9.5 inches
31 x 24.1 cm

First is a bird's-eye plan of one of the important forts defending Copenhagen. The Danish navy fills the sea and the map is adorned with title and key cartouches and a compass rose. Second is a fine plan of the fortifications of Copenhagen in 1658-60 during the Swedish siege of the city. Finely engraved with a view from outside the fort at bottom. Decorative title cartouche and bold border.

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Condition: A

Both with margins slightly trimmed, still very adequate.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/2/2005

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