Auction 119, Lot 638

"Nova Mappa Geographica Totius Ducatus Silesiae…", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Poland

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

This is a fine map of the Polish region of Silesia focused on the fortified cities in the Oder River valley. At bottom left is a large inset city plan of Breslau (Wroclaw) with a key to 38 important locations. An interesting title cartouche fills the opposite upper corner.

References:

Condition: A

Good impression with original color in map and added color in cartouche. There is a bit of faint foxing and a couple of old repairs in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/9/2007

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