Auction 121, Lot 608

"[Lot of 2] Delineatio et Situs Montower Spitze… [on sheet with] Exquisita Delineatio Fluvii Nogat..[and] Delineatio Geometrica Arcis et Civitatis Marienburgensis in Borussia", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Poland

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
12 x 9.5 inches
30.5 x 24.1 cm

A handsome pair of plans from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X, both with lovely picture-frame borders.

1) Delineatio et Situs Montower Spitze… / Exquisita Delineatio Fluvii Nogat shows the confluence of the Vistula, Boraw, and Nogat Rivers above a view of the Nogat's course.
2) Delineatio Geometrica Arcis et Civitatis Marienburgensis in Borussia shows the town of Malbork on the Nogat River, detailing the fortifications.

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Condition: B+

Map 1 with some very faint damp stains. Map 2 with some minor toning and a short centerfold split on the bottom margin.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/26/2007

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