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Auction 130, Lot 543

"Ducatus Silesiae Schwidnicensis Authore Friduico Kuhnovio Bolco: Iucano Silesio", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Poland

Period: 1662 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Major

Color: Hand Color

20.8 x 16.5 inches
52.8 x 41.9 cm
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Detailed map of the Duchy of Schweidnitz in Poland with three cartouches, two coats of arms and small table of explanations. After the Silesian cartographer Friedrich Kubn, the map is centered on the town of Schweidnitz and extending to name the towns of Reichenbach, Kant, Strigaw, Bolkenhain, Landshutt and many more smaller villages, churches, etc.


Condition: B

Full margins and original color in outline. A slight amount of color fade or oxidation, two marginal tears at the bottom and the map is surrounded by a mat burn from a prior framing.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/2/2009