Auction 112, Lot 483

"[Lot of 2 - Battle Plans]", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Germany

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

14.7 x 11.5 inches
37.3 x 29.2 cm

Pair of copper engravings illustrating various battles and fortresses. 1) Demminum a foederatorum Casareano….. is a superb bird's-eye plan of the Swedish fortress at Demmin showing the siege by allied Danish, Imperial and Brandenburgian commandos in October 1659 that resulted in the retreat of the occupying Swedish forces. 2) Tabula exhiben delineationem oppidi Molln..… is a view of the village of Molln with the cavalry forming up across the lake. Above is a view of the Swedish army. Size varies slightly.


Condition: A

Printer's crease near centerfold of first.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/28/2005