Auction 149, Lot 521

"Prussia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Northern Poland & Kaliningrad Oblast

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 3.7 inches
13.5 x 9.4 cm

This tiny map shows the historical region of Prussia in northeastern Europe extending from the south-eastern coast of the Baltic Sea to the Masurian Lake District. The region is now divided between Poland and Kaliningrad Oblast. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1720:342.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with minor show-through of text on verso and light toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/21/2014

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