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Auction 158, Lot 340

"Prussia Accurate Descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland

Period: 1647 (circa)

Publication: Toonneel des Aerdycx

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.1 inches
49.8 x 38.4 cm

This superb map of the Prussian Empire covers present day Poland, Lithuania, and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad (here Konigsperg). The map is filled with detail of towns, political boundaries, rivers, lakes, and forests. Dutch text on verso, published between 1647-50.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #1720:2B.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with original color on watermarked paper. There is some printer's ink residue and a minor crease at top left.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/22/2016