"Prussia Accurate Descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Eastern Europe, Poland
Period: 1666 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.3 x 14.8 inches
49 x 37.6 cm
This superb map of the Prussian Empire covers present day Poland, Lithuania, and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad (here Koningsperg). The map is filled with detail of towns, political boundaries, rivers, lakes, and forests. This is the second state of the map with a dedication to Nicolaus von Bodeck at bottom left. Latin text on verso and published by the Jansson Heirs between 1666-1675.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #1720:1B.2.
Full original color with light toning, scattered foxing, and light mat burn outside of the map image. There is some dampstaining confined to the lower blank margin, and remnants of cello tape on verso confined to the top edge of the sheet.