Poland Silesia Glogau Germany 1644 Jansson Hondius Scultetus decorative old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Ducatus Silesiae Glogani vera Delineatio Auth Iona Sculteto Sul.
(Europe / Poland- Polish Germany- Silesia)
Issued 1644, Amsterdam, by Jansson after Hondius based on Scultetus. French text on verso.
Attractive and uncommon old engraved map with attractive original hand color.
Beautiful title cartouche atop a distance scale with a crown above royal crest. Dedication lower right.
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear, offsetting or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the pics, overall visually appealing.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 19 3/8" H x 22 1/8" W.
Printed area measures c. 15 3/4" H x 19 1/2" W.
Koeman, Atlantees Neerlandici, II, Jan 159-183.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 2, p. 428