"Polonia et Silesia", Mercator/Hondius
Period: 1610 (published)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7 x 5.6 inches
17.8 x 14.2 cm
This charming map depicts most of present-day Poland. The map is fully engraved to show cities, towns, villages, rivers and mountains. The strapwork title cartouche incorporates a distance scale. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1900:351.
The impression is a bit weak at far right, and there is show-through of text on verso with light toning along the edges of the sheet.