Maps, Germany, Silesia, Dresden, Pilsen, Das Herzogthum Schlesien...
"Das Herzogthum Schlesien...". Copper etching by Johann Christian Schreibern (1676-1746). His atlas was published after his death ca. 1750 in Leipzig. Original hand coloring.
This map features the region of Silesia and the surrounding area. It reaches as far west to include Dresden and Pilsen on the left side and Pless and Bilitz in the southeast. In the far south is Iglau. On the right side of the map is an explanation of the various areas.
Original antique print
The map has overall age toning. The map image is quite clean but the margins are spotted and smudged. In the upper right is an original hand-written page number, part of which has been crossed out. The general condition is good.
16.5 x 24.2 cm ( 6.5 x 9.5 ")