Auction 121, Lot 609

"[Lot of 2] Delineatio Fortality Polonorum ad Lysouian, quod a Serenissimo Principe Palattino… [and] Ichnographia Castri Schwetz in Pomerellia… [on sheet with] Schenographia Castri Schwetz", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Poland and Germany

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
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A decorative pair of maps from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X. The layout is strongly engraved with good details of the fortifications, excellent decorative details and simulated picture frame borders.

1) Delineatio Fortality Polonorum ad Lysouian, quod a Serenissimo Principe Palattino… is a beautifully engraved plan of the fortifications along the Vistula River opposite a village named Dirzovia. (12.4 x 10")
2) Ichnographia Castri Schwetzin Pomerellia… / Schenographia Castri Schwetz shows a plan of the castle of Schwetz on the Vistula River above a view of the same from across the river (12.2 x 9.7").

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Condition: B

Map 1 bright and clean, Map 2 with scattered foxing and paper repairs to the bottom corner of the margin.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/26/2007

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