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This is an outstanding, meticulously detailed double page map of the region of northern Poland through Lithuania, including Gdansk (Danzig). Inset at upper left is a plan of Koningsberg, now known as Kaliningrad. The chart is simply adorned two compass roses. Latin title at left and French title at right: Carte nouvelle du Royaume de Prusse.   From Elwe's monumental 'Atlas'.

1792 Elwe Map of Southern Baltics

SKU: 2679r
  • Title

    Regni Borussiae secundum Observationes Novissima, Acuratissima Descriptio

  • Map Maker Specifics

    J Elwe, 1792, Amsterdam

  • Size

    17.5 X 23.8 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Good-fair.  On laid watermarked paper.  Marginal staining and damp staining into the lower and top portions of the map's issued centerfold area.  Marginal pencil notations. Nice original hand-color.

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