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By: Blaeu Family
Subject: Southern Poland
Date: 1643 (published)
Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas
Condition Code: B+
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Color: hand color
Size: 19.8 x 16.4 inches
50.3 x 41.7 cm
Handsome map of the Silesia region with Glatz (Klodzko) at center, attributed to the work of Jonas Scultetus (1540-1614). The forested region was renowned for its wild game and the map includes tiny illustrations of the wildlife. Two large strapwork cartouches at bottom are surrounded by hunters and game animals. French text on verso.
Condition Description: A nice impression with an abrasion southeast of Glatz and faint damp stains at bottom of image.
Ref: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2960:2.