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Auction 179, Lot 572

"Stetinum Celeberrima et Munitissima Pomeraniae Citerioris Metropolis ac Emporium Florentissimum / Stettin die Weitberuhmtest und Uberaus Feste Haupt Stadt, auch Florisanter Handels-Plaz in Vor Pomern", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Szczecin, Poland

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.4 x 19.1 inches
56.9 x 48.5 cm
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This impressive German plan features a bird's-eye view of Szczecin (or Stettin) and its fortifications. Several ships sail through the Oder in the background. A key names 88 places of interest. The key is surrounded by allegorical figures and symbols of the city's culture and military strength. Below the main plan is a view of the city from across the Oder, with 17 notable buildings identified in the skyline.

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Condition: B

A dark impression with a 10.5" centerfold separation at top that has been closed on verso with archival materials, some small spots, and a few printer's creases. The margin has been trimmed to the neatline at top.

Estimate: $500 - $650

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/16/2020

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