Auction 121, Lot 610

"[Lot of 2] Delineatio Camporum et Sivarum prope oppidum Czarnova, inter Opoxno et Przedbors… [and] Delineatio Oppidi Grijpswaldae…", Pufendorf, Samuel, Baron von

Subject: Poland

Period: 1697 (published)

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

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.5 x 11.3 inches
36.8 x 28.7 cm

A dramatic pair of plans from Pufendorf's chronicle on The Northern Wars and military campaigns of Sweden's King Charles X. Sizes vary slightly.

1) Delineatio Camporum et Sivarum prope oppidum Czarnova, inter Opoxno et Przedbors… shows a military encampment and battlefield with a flaming village in the foreground.
2) Delineatio Oppidi Grijpswaldae… shows the fortified town of Grijpswalda in Pomerania under attack.

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Condition: B+

Map 1 with a little faint foxing and a short tear in the bottom margin, not affecting the map. Map 2 with mildew on the bottom margin, reinforced on the verso.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/26/2007

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