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Auction 115, Lot 414

"[Lot of 2] Ichnographia Rutcopiae Langelandiae Oppidi post occupatam Insulam…1659 [and] Delineatio Oppidi Koeg [on sheet with] Delineatio Geometrica Oppidi Koeg", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

See Description

This pair of plans is from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X.

1) Ichnographia Rutcopiae Langelandiae Oppidi post occupatam Insulam…1659 is a beautifully engraved plan of the fortified town of Rutkioping on the island of Langeland. Fully engraved sea includes two large rowboats filled with sailors engaged in a ferocious battle at close range. The sheet is decorated with a scroll-style cartouche, compass rose and picture frame borders (12 x 9.5"). 2) Delineatio Oppidi Koeg / Delineatio Geometrica Oppidi Koeg, two plans of Koege; prior to fortification in 1659, and after completion of the fortress in 1660. Embellished with nice cartouches and a bold border (12.2 x 9.8").


Condition: B

Bit of faint foxing on both and a repair of a tear to the right margin on the first view.

Estimate: $180 - $230


Closed on 6/21/2006