Very decorative copper engraving of the Vistula detla during the bursting of the dam in 1657 by G. Bodenehr. The map showing the area between Danzig/Gdansk, Marienburg/Malbork and Dirschau/Tczew. Danzig is shown as a detailed birdeye view. The Danziger Werder is shown under water caused by the bursting of a dam beside Kasemark/Kiezmark. The engraving is based on a paining of an unknown artist and was published in 'Curioses Staats- und Kriegs-Theatrum' in 1722.
Verso a modern owner stamp and handwritten note, otherwise fine.
Gabriel Bodenehr, a German map maker and member of a famous engraver and publisher family of Augsburg, was born 1673. His main work was Atlas Curieux first published 1704. He died in 1765.
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Gabriel Bodenehr: Eigentliche Abbildung wie Ao 1657. den 27. Febr. die Schweden den Weixel Damm durch-stochen u. den ganzen Dantziger Werder....
Antique map of Gdansk, Vistula, West Prussia. Printed in Augsburg in the year 1722.
Poland - Bodenehr, Gabriel - Eigentliche Abbildung wie Ao 1657. den 27....