Auction 99, Lot 378

"Warsaw (Warszawa)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Poland

Period: 1831 (dated)

Publication: Bladwin & Cradock

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15 x 11.5 inches
38.1 x 29.2 cm

Steel engraved plan of the city with the site of Praga across the river and accessible by bridge. A great plan showing the fortified wall surrounding the city and protected by the river in the south. Praga is noted as having burned in 1794 and again in 1831. Coloration shows the city boundary in 1762. Great detail throughout. Elevations of sixteen major buildings at bottom.

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Condition: A

Good impression and delicate coloring.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/12/2002

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