1760 – G. N. Raspe – Plan der Memel


Title:                      “Plan der Königl. Preussisch. Stadt und Festung MEMEL…​”​

Rare plan of the city of Memel (now Klaipėda). It is detailed view of the year 1757 25th of June march of the Russian army to Prussia and the siege of the Memel fortress from land and sea during the Seven Years’ War. Published in Raspe’s atlas ‘Schau Platz des gegenwaertigen Kriegs‘ in Nürnberg 1760.

Cartographer:     Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe (1712–1785)
Leaf size:              30.6 x 19.0 cm
Year:                   1760
Technique:           copper engraving

Very good condition. Strong press on watermarked paper. Contemporary hand coloring.

This is an ORIGINAL antique map published in 1760 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity!

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