Auction 124, Lot 525

"La Pologne Divisee en Royaume de Pologne et les Etats y Apartenans la Pologne Prussienne Autrichienne & Russienne", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland

Period: 1792 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.7 x 18.8 inches
60.2 x 47.8 cm

A large, uncommon map of Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and part of Ukraine. This map illustrates the Partitions of Poland when the entire territory of the Kingdom of Poland was divided between Prussia, Austria and Russia. The map is filled with detail and decorated with a title and scale cartouche flanked by mythological figures and putti.

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Condition: A

There is some minor soil in blank margins and water soluble framer's tape on verso paper edge.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $800

Closed on 5/7/2008

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