Auction 108, Lot 409

"Silesia Inferior Noviter et accurate delineata a Jona Sculteto Sprotta Silesio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Poland

Period: 1644 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 16.4 inches
50.8 x 41.7 cm

Fine map of lower Silesia with its capital at Breslaw (Wroclaw). Richly adorned with strapwork key, scale of miles, coats of arms and a title cartouche with coat of arms. The map is attributed to the Silesian cartographer Jonas Scultetus (1603-1664), who worked for both Jansson and Blaeu preparing maps of the region.

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Condition: A

Faint toning on fold, overall very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/29/2004

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