Auction 116, Lot 604

"Das Konigreich Preussen nebst dem Polnischen Antheil", Probst, Johann Michael

Subject: Poland

Period: 1787 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Minor ex Tabulis Geographicis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 6.5 inches
24.9 x 16.5 cm

Scarce, small map based on the cartography of Johann Schreiber. It covers the northern part of Poland between Torun and the Baltic Sea and includes Kaliningrad. The map is adorned with a military-themed cartouche, compass rose and distance scale cartouche. At right is a German text panel describing the political divisions. Engraved by Johann Georg Probst.

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Condition: A

Good impression and original color. Lightly toned.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/20/2006

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