Auction 154, Lot 540

"Estats de la Couronne de Pologne Subdivises Suivant l'Estendue des Palatinats Dressee sur ce qu' en ont Donne Starovolsk...", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 17.8 inches
61 x 45.2 cm

This large map covers the region of present-day Poland, Lithuania, Belarus and part of Ukraine based on sources including Starovolsk, Beauplan, Hartnoch and Hevelius. It is still filled with topographical information, roads, forests and place names. The title cartouches is richly engraved with figures and is balanced by a decorative distance scale cartouche. An alternate Latin title, "Tabula Regni Poloniae, Ducatus Lithuaniae &c.", can be found in the upper margin.

References:

Condition: A

A crisp impression with original color in the map and later color in the cartouches. There are several short centerfold separations that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/16/2015

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