Auction 127, Lot 577

"Platte Grond van de Stadt Dantzik", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Poland, Gdansk

Period: 1734 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 6.5 inches
19.1 x 16.5 cm

A crisply engraved little map of Danzig, present day Gdansk, showing the extensive fortifications and shipping lanes. A compass rose orients the plan with north in the upper right corner, and a score of tiny ships fill the waterways. The title is contained in a banner style cartouche and a coat of arms tops the distance scale


Condition: A+

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/25/2009