Auction 156, Lot 536

"Les Estats de la Couronne de Pologne", Chiquet, Jacques

Subject: Eastern Europe, Baltic

Period: 1719 (dated)

Publication: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.8 x 6.6 inches
22.4 x 16.8 cm

This uncommon small map illustrates the region of Eastern Europe that contains present-day Poland, Lithuania, the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, Belarus, Moldova and part of the Ukraine. A table at upper right lists the kings of Poland and in the opposite corner is a drape-style title cartouche.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #43-13.

Condition: A

A clean, bright example with original color with minor refreshing on watermarked paper. There is a professionally repaired tear confined to the bottom blank margin, and several minute worm holes only visible when held to light.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/17/2016

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