Auction 113, Lot 430

"Le Duchie de Pomeranie divise en ses Principales Parties…", Sanson/Jaillot

Subject: Northern Europe

Period: 1692 (dated)

Publication: L'Atlas Nouveau

Color: Black & White

34.3 x 21.5 inches
87.1 x 54.6 cm

A large and boldly engraved chart covering Pomerania, present-day northern Germany and Poland. Two ornate cartouches are embellished with figures in a bountiful fishing boat, hounds on a hunt and cherubs below five distance scales. This is Jaillot's edition of Sanson's map.


Condition: B

Crisp and very early impression. Printed on two sheets and joined, as issued, with full margins. Toned along centerfold at joint line with some areas of lifting. Hint of offsetting and several marginal tears closed on verso.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 12/7/2005