Auction 149, Lot 531

"Prussia Accurate Descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.1 inches
49.8 x 38.4 cm

Superb map of the Prussian Empire, which is present day Poland, Lithuania and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad (here Konigsperg). The map is filled with detail of towns, political boundaries, rivers, lakes, and forests. French text on verso, published between 1643-50.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1720:2B.

Condition: A

Attractive original color that has been partially refreshed with one short tear in the Baltic that has been archivally repaired and minor soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/21/2014