Poland Polish Comte Comitatus Glatz 1644 Jansson Hondius Scultetus folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Comitatus Glatz Authore Iona Sculteto. Henricux Hondius Excudit.
(Europe / Poland- Bohemia- Germany)
Issued 1644, Amsterdam, by Jansson after H. Hondius. French text on verso.
Depicts the Polish Silesia region with Glatz (Klodzko) at center, includes Reinertz, Brauna- Franckstein, Landeck, Habelswerd, etc. Based on the work of Jonas Scultetus (1540-1614).
Attractive and uncommon old engraved map with attractive original hand color.
Pictorial vegetation cartouche bottom right with two dogs on either side of an armillary sphere. Key lower left, coat of arms top left.
Some general overall uniform age toning, soft crease down left side (easy to overlook or forgive), light age wear, overall visually appealing with nice age patina.
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