A NEWE MAPE OF POLAND.

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John Speed


A Newe Mape of Poland.

Copper plate engraving, 1626 - 1676.
Image size 16 1/4 x 20 9/16" (415 x 523 mm).
Good condition and color. Some minor repairs along sheet edges.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 68953
Price: $3,500.00
Publisher : Are to be sold by Thomas Bassett in Fleet Street and Richard Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard. (London)
This fine map appeared in Speed's "The Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World". It is a "carte a figure" map, adorned with images of a Polonian Gentleman and Gentlewoman, Polonian Man and Woman, 2 coats of arms, a Silesian Woman and Bride and Dantsick Maid and Bride. On the top are views of Cracow, Dantzick, Posna, Crossen, Sandomiria and Breslaw. With English text on verso. Maps

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