Auction 119, Lot 637

"Platte Grond van de Stadt Dantzik", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Poland

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 6.4 inches
19.3 x 16.3 cm

A crisply engraved little map of Danzig, present day Gdansk, showing the extensive fortifications and shipping lanes. A compass rose orients the plan with north in the upper right corner, and a score of tiny ships fill the waterways. The title is contained in a banner style cartouche and a coat of arms tops the distance scale


Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 5/9/2007