1596 RARE map of Silesia, southern Poland
Silesia. Centered on Breslau (Wroclaw). This map is based on a map produced by Martin Helweg, who was a student of Martin Luther. He was originally from Silesia and worked in Wroclaw. Excellent condition. 1596, (RARE EDITION) ‘Europae Totius Orbis Terrarum Partis Praestantissimae by Matthias Quad. (Geographer, humanist and engraver). Published in Cologne by Lambert Andreas. Quad established Cologne, as a center for map making in Germany at the time. Copperplate engraved. Measures 14″ x 10 1/4″.
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