Auction 115, Lot 536

"Estats de la Couronne de Pologne, Presente a Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne", Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

Subject: Europe - Eastern

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 18.6 inches
59.7 x 47.2 cm

Large map covers the region of present-day of Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and part of Ukraine based on the cartography of Sanson, though not so densely engraved as Sanson's map. It is still filled with topographical information, roads, forests and place names. Both the title and scale cartouches are richly engraved with figures. Latin title above top border, "Tabula Regni Poloniae, Ducatus Lithuaniae &c….."

References:

Condition: A

Original color with slight oxidation. Color has been added to cartouches. Small edge tears, well away from map.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/21/2006

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