Auction 111, Lot 494

"[Lot of 2] Vera Delineatio Castrorum Suecicorum… [and] Delineatio Regionis Ubi Wistula, et Bugus confluunt…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Poland

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.2 x 11.2 inches
36.1 x 28.4 cm

Pair of superb, panoramic views depicting battles in what was known as the Bloody Deluge in Polish history. These depict the battlefield at the confluence of the Vistula and Bug Rivers in 1655 and 1656. Both are richly ornamented with elaborate cartouches and decorative borders. Sizes vary slightly.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/8/2005

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