Auction 108, Lot 410

"Ducatus Silesiae Glogani vera Delineatio", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Poland

Period: 1655 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 15 inches
47 x 38.1 cm

Fine decorative map of the Odra River valley by the Silesian cartographer, Jonas Scultetus. The map is oriented with north to the left and is roughly centered on the city of Glogow. Fully engraved with forests, rivers, lakes and tiny villages. The large decorative title cartouche incorporates the coat of arms and the distance scale. At bottom right is a dedication cartouche with another coat of arms. German text on verso.

References:

Condition: B

Fine old color with minor uneven toning and a printer's crease on bottom left corner.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004

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