Auction 126, Lot 563

"Der Nordliche Theil des Obersachsischen Kreises oder Mark Brandenburg under das Herzogthum Pommern…", Gussefeld, Franz Ludwig

Subject: Germany

Period: 1780 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 18 inches
58.4 x 45.7 cm

Striking map of Northern Germany, including Pomerania, Rugen, Bradenberg, etc. Centered on Berlin and the Oder River, it shows towns, roads, rivers, lakes, mountains, islands. A scroll-style cartouche contains the map key and distance scales, and on the opposite side, the decorative tile cartouche tops an extensive index and color code. The Latin title in the top margin: Tabula Marchionatus Brandenburgici & Ducatus Pomeraniae, quae sunt Pars Septentrionalis Circuli Saxoniae Superioris…


Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2008