Antique town view of Gniezno. Printed in Nuremberg in the year 1697.

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Description

Attractive copper engraved map of the battle anno 1656 around Gniezno east of Poznań in Poland. From the famous chronicle of Baron von Pufendorf.

Details

CartographerSamuel Baron von Pufendorf
TitlePraelium ad Gnesnam
Publisher, YearNuremberg, 1697
Plate Size30.0 x 37.5 cm (11.8 x 14.8 inches)
Sheet Size36.8 x 44.0 cm (14.5 x 17.3 inches)

Condition

Very good and fresh impression. Strong print with visible plate mark on chained line paper.

Cartographer

Baron Samuel von Pufendorf was born January 8th, 1632 as a son of Lutheran pastor in Dorfchemnitz, Saxony. He was a professor of law 1661 in Heidelberg, State Secretary 1677 in Stockholm and historian 1688 in Berlin. 1694 he was given the title Baron by King Carl Gustav of Sweden. His most impressive publication was Sieben Buecher Von denen Thaten Carl Gustavs Koenigs in Schweden with beautiful copper engravings showing military scenes, bird's-eye view and plans of fortified towns. He died October 26th, 1694 in Berlin.

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Samuel Baron von Pufendorf: Praelium ad Gnesnam.
Antique town view of Gniezno. Printed in Nuremberg in the year 1697.

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