c. 1680 – M. Pitt – Prussia Accurate Descripta

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Title:                      “Prussia Accurate Descripta a Gasparo Henneberg Erlichensi.”​
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Description:
A decorative and detailed map of Prussia including parts of Poland, Russia and Lithuania, based on the map of Gaspar Henneberg. It extends from the Baltic Sea as far south as Thorn with engraved forests, mountains, bears, boars and deer. A beautifully engraved two large decorative cartouches, coat of arms and sailing ship. In a second cartouche it is dedicated to Dr.Nicolao van Bodeck, consul and judge in the region.

Published by Moses Pitt and Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge.

Publisher:           Moses Pitt (1639–1697) & Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge (1651-1706)
Leaf size:              48,8 x 61,0 cm
Year:                     c. 1680
Technique:          copper engraving

Condition:
Very good condition. Original hand coloring, wide margins.

This is an original antique map published circa 1680 and not a modern copy or reprint

 

On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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