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Auction 125, Lot 872

"[Lot of 2] Tab. V. De Architectura Marina [and] Tab. IX. Von der Artillerie", Hubner, Jacob

Subject: Military

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

9 x 7.5 inches
22.9 x 19.1 cm

This pair of small Dutch engravings illustrate a variety of military hardware. The first is based on Seutter's great description of a three-masted 96 gun man-o-war. The rendering includes a fine view of the ship with detailed diagrams of its equipment, construction, rigging, cutaway detail of the decks, etc. The second illustrates several different types of canon and artillery.


Condition: A

First very good. Second with some printer's ink smudges, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/24/2008