Auction 136, Lot 564

"La Slesia Inferiore Divisa Ne' Suoi Principatie e Delineata", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Poland

Period: 1797 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.6 x 13.4 inches
47.2 x 34 cm

A handsome map of Silesia that is part of present-day Poland. The map is focused on the Oder River and is filled with details of roads, towns and pictorial topography. The interesting title cartouche features a scene of peasants drinking Schnapps, for which the region was well known.

References:

Condition: B+

Faint scattered foxing, mostly on verso and in blank margins.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/1/2011

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