Auction 119, Lot 636

"Baronatus Carolato Bethaniensis in Silesia Inferiore…", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Poland - Silesia

Period: 1660 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Major

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.9 x 16.3 inches
50.5 x 41.4 cm

Lovely map of Silesia showing the region as it was in the 17th century. Centered on the town of Beuthen [Bytom] and the Oder River and including Glogow at the lower right corner of the map. The map is full of detail on the towns and topography with forests and roads. The map is richly embellished with a number of putti on the three main cartouches and a blank cartouche and coat-of-arms in the upper left corner. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

Very nice impression with lovely old color and wide original margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $375

Closed on 5/9/2007

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