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Auction 115, Lot 506

"Delineati Arcis Brenerfoerda…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Germany

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

13 x 10.6 inches
33 x 26.9 cm

This great plan is from Pufendorf's famous chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X. At top is a panoramic view of the battle for Bremen (1657) with bombs bursting over the city and a gallows shown in the foreground. At bottom is a plan of the vicinity of Bremen with the Danish and Swedish fleets in the harbor and armies storming the fortified city. Decorative cartouches and border adorn the sheet.


Condition: B

Strong printer's crease along centerfold, else near fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/21/2006