Very detailed large copper engraved view of the battle near Dirschau/Tczew at the Vistula river in Poland during the war with Sweden in 1657. From the famous chronicle of Baron von Pufendorf.
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: Conclictus prope dirschauiam.
Antique town view of Tczew, Vistula. Printed in Nuremberg in the year 1697.
Poland - Pufendorf, Samuel Baron von - Conclictus prope dirschauiam