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Auction 152, Lot 425

"Regni Borussiae Secundum Observationes Novissima, Acuratissima Descriptio / Carte Nouvelle du Royaume de Prusse, Dressee sur les Observations les Plus Nouvelles", Elwe, Jan Barend

Subject: Baltic

Period: 1792 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.7 x 18.1 inches
60.2 x 46 cm
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A meticulously detailed map of the region of northern Poland through Lithuania, including Gdansk (Danzig). Inset at left portrays a plan of Koningsberg, now known as Kaliningrad. The chart is simply adorned two compass roses.


Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with a hint of toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/18/2015