Auction 125, Lot 502

"Regni Borussiae secundum Observationes Novissima, Acuratissima Descriptio", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1792 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 17.5 inches
60.5 x 44.5 cm

A meticulously detailed map of the region of northern Poland through Lithuania, including Gdansk (Danzig). Inset at left portrays a plan of Koningsberg, now known as Kaliningrad. The chart is simply adorned two compass roses. Latin title at left and French title at right: Carte nouvelle du Royaume de Prusse…


Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely original color with a couple very insignificant light spots and a professional repair in the bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/24/2008