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ORTELIUS, A. - Poloniae, Lituaniaeq descriptio.

ORTELIUS, A. -  Poloniae, Lituaniaeq descriptio.
Poloniae, Lituaniaeq descriptio. - ORTELIUS, A.
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Title : Poloniae, Lituaniaeq descriptio..
Map maker : ORTELIUS, A..
Date : Antwerp, 1584.
Size : 14.5 x 18.9 inches. / 36.9 x 48.1 cm.
Colouring : In attractive original colours.

Description :Fine general map of Poland, the first plate. Based on the now lost map of Waclaw Grodecki (1588). Shows the Polish kingdom near its greatest territorial limits, stretching south to the borders of the Black Sea and well into present-day Moldova and Ukraine. The line of the Dneiper River at the extreme right of the map. A ship and scale are filling the Baltic Sea.
Third state : The town names "Sluchou" "Sluchou" and "Greiffenburg" in Pomerania now read "Sluchon" and "Greiffonburg". The river name "Gwda" has been changed to "Girda". "Frydberg" (left middle) has been changed to "Frydborg".
Condition : Good and dark impression. Some very minor age-toning, repair of a split lower part center fold. Latin text on verso.

ID: 17813

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