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Auction 182, Lot 541

"La Prusse Divisee en Prusse Royale, e Prusse Ducale Laquelle a ete Erigee en Royaume par l'Empereur Leopold...", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles

Subject: Poland & Lithuania

Period: 1751 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

24.3 x 19 inches
61.7 x 48.3 cm
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A crisply detailed map that centers on Gdansk or Dantzick and Konigsberg (Kaliningrad). The map is filled with towns and topographic detail, particularly of the river systems. An exquisite cartouche surrounds the title at top. Engraved by Guillaume Delahaye. It was published in 1757 as part of the first edition.

References: Pedley #296.

Condition: A

A nice impression with contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with a small birdhouse watermark. There is a hint of toning and some color offsetting around the centerfold.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 4/28/2021