Auction 128, Lot 664

"Polonia Compendio se Descriptium", Bucelin, Gabriel

Subject: Poland

Period: 1658 (published)

Publication: Historiae Universalis Auctorium

Color: Hand Color

4.3 x 2.6 inches
10.9 x 6.6 cm

This tiny map of Poland is very scarce. In the first edition of King's book on miniature maps, he attributed Bucelin's maps to Johann Praetorius who was the publisher of Historiae Universalis Auctarium. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 126-127.

Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $170

Closed on 5/20/2009