Auction 125, Lot 606

"Masovie Duche, et Polaquie; ou sont les Palatinats de Czersk, Bielsk, et Plocsko", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Poland

Period: 1665 (dated)

Publication: Theatre du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

21 x 15.8 inches
53.3 x 40.1 cm

A fine, decorative cartouche highlights this simple map of central Poland centered on the Wista and Bug River valleys. The forests and marshlands are pictorially represented and the river system dominates the map.

References: Malinowski (MCC-43) #393.

Condition: B+

Nice impression and original color on laid paper with an elaborate watermark of the French crown and coat of arms. There are some faint spots along centerfold.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/24/2008