Helwig/Ortelius: Poland – Silesia
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Europe - Poland - Silesia

Title: „Silesiae Typus a Martino Helwigio Nißense descriptus. et Nobili doc toque viro Domino Nicolao Rhedingero ded.”

Beautiful old map depicting the area in between the rivers Oder and Warta with the Krkonoše - in the center the city of Wrocław and in the east Kraków.
The map is encased in a wide ornamental bordure, at the bottom left a very decorative cartouche.

Cartographer: Martin Helwig (1516-1574)

Publisher: Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598), „Theatrum Orbis Terrarum“, Antwerpen 1601, cover text in latin.

Print size: 34,5 cm x 42,5 cm

Copper engraving with vibrant original colouring in very good condition.
Lit.:van der Broeke 103, Koeman III, S. 767