A plan of the town and fortress of Marienburg close to Danzig at Nogat river. Copper engraving from F. de Lapointe from a Pufendorf edition.
Browning in margin, slightly waterstained in left margin. Beautiful colour.
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: Delineatio Geometrica Arcis et Ciuitatis Marienbvrgensis in Borussia.
Coloured map of Malbork. Printed in the year 1696.
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