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Auction 168, Lot 524

"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.

Condition: B

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.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/6/2018