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1697 – S. Pufendorf – Regiae urbis Rigae

Title:                      “Delineatio Regiae urbis Rigae …​


This is beautifully engraved and very detailed plan of a battle around Riga, filled with armies and a large number of cavalry soldiers in the foreground.

The engraving comes from a book “Histoire du Regne de Charles Gustave Roy de Suede …” published in Nuremberg, 1697. It illustrates the warlike exploits of the Swedish king Karl-Gustav during the clashes, especially with Denmark and the Polish Crown.

Cartographer:       Samuel Pufendorf (1632 – 1694)​ ​
Engraving size:     30 x 55 cm
Sheet size:            35,5 x 64 cm​​
Year:                      1697
Technique:            copper engraving

3 bow folds, composed of two poles, slightly browned, little stained, slightly wrinkled, very good condition. Two sheets joined, as issued.

This is an original antique map published in 1697 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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