Auction 148, Lot 548

"Estats de la Couronne de Pologne Subdivises Suivant l'Estendue des Palatinats...", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.9 x 17.8 inches
60.7 x 45.2 cm

This large map covers the region of present-day Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and part of Ukraine based on sources including Starovolsk, Beauplan, Hartnoch and Hevelius. It is still filled with topographical information, roads, forests and place names. The title cartouches is richly engraved with figures and is balanced by a decorative distance scale cartouche. An alternate Latin title, "Tabula Regni Poloniae, Ducatus Lithuaniae &c.", can be found in the upper margin.

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Condition: A

A dark impression with original color on watermarked paper.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $375

Closed on 2/19/2014

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