Auction 150, Lot 491

"Pomeraniae Ducatus Tabula. Auctore Eilhardo Lubino", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Northwestern Poland & Northeastern Germany

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 14.9 inches
49.3 x 37.8 cm

Stunning map of the historic region of Pomerania on the shores of the Baltic Sea, extending west past Straslund and the island of Rugen. This region had been variously annexed by Sweden and Prussia over the years and is today primarily in Poland with a portion controlled by Germany. The map is based on the surveys of Eilhard Lubbin and engraved by S. Rogiers. Two decorative cartouches, an elaborate coat of arms, two compass roses and sailing ships decorate this map. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2190:2.2.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color and a minor printer's crease adjacent to centerfold towards bottom of map.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/17/2014