Auction 108, Lot 408

"Lusatia Superior", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Poland

Period: 1644 (published)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16 inches
52.1 x 40.6 cm

Attractive map of the region of present-day southwestern Poland at the border with Germany and the Czech Republic. Old city names including Lieba, Gorlitz, Dresden, Pirnaw, and Prybus, and lots of tiny villages. The map is fully engraved to show mountains and forests, and is decorated with title and distance scale cartouches and a coat of arms. The title cartouche features a hunter and a falconer.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression with very faint toning along fold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/29/2004

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