1764 – G. N. Raspe – Plan der Memel
Title: “No 11. Plan der Königl. Preussischen Stadtu. Vestung 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 1764.
Cartographer: Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe (1712–1785)
Leaf size: 37.1 x 23.7 cm
Technique: copper engraving
Very good condition. Contemporary hand coloring.
This is an ORIGINAL antique map published in 1764 and NOT a modern copy or reprint!
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