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Auction 146, Lot 546

"La Prusse Divisee en Prusse Royale, et Prusse Ducale…", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Poland & Lithuania

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

24.2 x 19.1 inches
61.5 x 48.5 cm
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A crisply detailed map that centers on Gdansk (Dantzick) and Kalingrad (Konigsberg). The map is filled with towns and topographic detail, particularly the river systems. An exquisite cartouche surrounds the title at top. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. It was published in 1757 as part of the first edition.

References: Pedley #296.

Condition: B+

Fine original outline color, a sharp impression, and wide original margins with some light toning along the lower centerfold and light foxing mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $350


Closed on 9/4/2013