Auction 154, Lot 526

"Oswieczimensis et Zatoriensis Ducat", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Southern Poland

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

A charming miniature map of southern Poland centered approximately on Krakow. Although Krakow is depicted on the shore of a river, it is shown well south of the Vistula River on which it is actually situated. The map is decorated with a strapwork cartouche incorporating the title and distance scale. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1940:342.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color and a hint of toning.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/16/2015

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