Auction 121, Lot 611

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

Subject: Poland

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 6.4 inches
19.1 x 16.3 cm

A vibrant little map of Danzig, present day Gdansk, shows the extensive fortifications and shipping lanes. A compass rose orients the plan with north in the upper right corner. The title is contained in a banner style cartouche and a coat of arms tops the distance scale.


Condition: A

A dark impression on a sheet that was issued folding, now flattened. Three are a couple of tiny wormholes in the left margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/26/2007