Auction 113, Lot 438

"Tabula Prussiae Eximia Cura Conscripta Per Casparum Henneberch Erlichensem et denuo edita per Nicolaum Iohannidem Piscatorem", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1630 (dated)


Color: Black & White

21 x 17.5 inches
53.3 x 44.5 cm

Uncommon map of Prussia that includes Kaliningrad and parts of Poland and Lithuania. A most handsome chart with a large inset bird's-eye view of Konigsberg with legend that identifies 13 important buildings. Embellished with five ships in the Baltic and a decorative title cartouche. Some cities have original red underlining. Engraved by Abraham Goos and dated 1630 as noted at lower left.


Condition: A

Very early and crisp impression. Professionally laid on backing paper to support long fold separation running along bottom.

Estimate: $900 - $1,200


Closed on 12/7/2005