"Prussiae Nova Tabula. Auctore Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi", Blaeu, Willem
Period: 1635 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 14.8 inches
47.8 x 37.6 cm
This finely engraved map covers northeastern Poland from about Gdansk to Lithuania, and includes the present-day Russian enclave of Kaliningrad Oblast. The map is filled with detail and engraved with forests, mountains, fortresses. A large strapwork title cartouche attributes the map to Caspar Henneberg von Ehrlichen, a German cartographer. Willem Blaeu's imprint appears in a decorative cartouche at bottom left. A legend, distance scale, ship, sea monster, and compass rose complete the composition. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #1720:2A.2.
Full original color with moderate toning and some light staining.