Auction 132, Lot 510

"Der koniglichen Republik Polen Woiwodschaffen Posen, Kalisz, Gnesen, Brzesc, u: Inowroclaw…", Von Reilly, Franz

Subject: Poland

Period: 1789 (circa)

Publication: Schauplatz der Funf Theil de Welt…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

This is a very scarce map of the region roughly centered on Poznan and detailing the Odra, Warta, and the Wista river valleys. The map provides excellent detail of the tiny villages as well as major cities including Torun, Wloclawek and Kalisz. The map is crisply engraved and decorated with a handsome title cartouche. Franz von Reilly was a Viennese art dealer and map publisher who assembled three atlases between 1789-99.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/2/2010

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