Auction 93, Lot 259

"Ducatus Silesiae Glogani Vera Delineatio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Poland

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 16.3 inches
52.8 x 41.4 cm

Copper engraved map of the Odra river valley. The map is oriented with north to the left and is roughly centered on the city of Glogow. Fully engraved with forests, lakes and tiny villages. The large decorative title cartouche incorporated the coat of arms and the map key, and the distance scale is surmounted by calipers and two birds.

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Condition: A

Lovely original color, with very faint offsetting.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/6/2000

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