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Auction 138, Lot 638

"Regni Poloniae et Ducatus Lithuaniae, Voliniae, Podoliae, Ucraniae, Prussiae et Curlandiae…", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22 x 19 inches
55.9 x 48.3 cm

Finely engraved map of the region from the Baltic (including part of southeastern Sweden) south to Austria and Hungary and east to include a bit of the Black sea. The map is filled with detail of hundreds of tiny villages, forests, marshes, mountains and rivers. The title cartouche is held aloft by a host of putti and tiny ships sail the Baltic.

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Condition: B+

Original color with light toning along centerfold and marginal soiling. There are professionally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/7/2011

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