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Auction 189, Lot 486

"Silesiae Ducatus Accurata et Vera Delineatio...", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Southwestern Poland

Period: 1666 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.3 x 15.1 inches
49 x 38.4 cm
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This map is centered approximately on Breslaw (Wroclaw) with the Oder River running diagonally across the map. The map extends to Krakow in the southeast and Prague in the southwest. The lovely title cartouche features Pan and Demeter adjacent to the coat of arms of Silesia. Blank verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #2900:1C.2.

Condition: A

Full contemporary color on a wide-margined sheet with an archivally repaired centerfold separation at bottom, marginal soiling, and a short tear in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/14/2022