Auction 149, Lot 514

"Marchionatus Brandenburgi et Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula quae est Pars Septentrionalis Circuli Saxoniae Superioris", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Germany & Poland

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 19.4 inches
56.9 x 49.3 cm

A handsome and detailed map of the historical regions of Brandenburg and Pomerania, straddling the modern-day border between Germany and Poland. The map is fully engraved with towns, political boundaries, rivers, and forests. The map is embellished with a title cartouche floating in the clouds with putti and coats of arms, and a distance scale featuring bee hives and a field of wheat.

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Condition: B+

Attractive original color that has been partially refreshed, light soiling, a small abrasion and archival paper repairs along centerfold at bottom, and a faint damp stain that just enters map border at left.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/21/2014

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