Auction 150, Lot 507

"La Pologne Dressee sur ce qu'en ont donne Starovolsk, Beauplan, Hartnoch, et autres Auteurs…", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

24.9 x 19 inches
63.2 x 48.3 cm

This is a fine map of Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and part of the Ukraine. The map extends as far east as Moscow, which is shown in the border at right, and as far south as the northern tip of the Black Sea near Odesa. Towns, political boundaries, rivers, forests and mountains are well detailed. The map is decorated with a title cartouche flanked by two heralding angles mounted on hippocampi.

References: Malinowski (MCC-25) #116.

Condition: A

A nice impression with original outline color and a few tiny, insignificant spots.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/17/2014