Auction 156, Lot 537

"Il Regno di Polonia con le Provincie ora Possedute dalle tre Confinanti Potenze Prussia Russia e Casa d' Austria", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Eastern Europe, Baltic

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.7 x 9.4 inches
32.3 x 23.9 cm

This uncommon and elegantly engraved map covers present-day Poland, Lithuania, and portions of Latvia, Belarus, and Ukraine. It locates numerous towns and cities, including Warsaw, Krakow, Kiev, Minsk, and Riga, even extending into Austria to show Vienna. Rivers and political divisions are delineated, and there is some nice topographical detail. A simple title cartouche appears at right.

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Condition: A

Issued folding on watermarked paper with original color, a manuscript notation in the title cartouche, and a small stain at bottom right.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $190

Closed on 2/17/2016

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