Poland Krakow West Galizia 1858 Scheda Austrian Empire linen-backed mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
General-Karte des österreichischen...section IV.
(Poland- Galizia - Krakow- Austrian Empire- Austria- Hungary- Balkans- Austro-Hungarian- King Franz Joseph, Kaiser of France).
Issued 1858, Wien (Vienna), by Scheda and K. K. Militärisch-Geographisches Institut. Engraved with original hand color.
Splendidly detailed mid-19th century linen-backed map with original outline hand color. Among the most detailed and precise maps of the era, rendered on a scale which allows for the location and naming of many small towns and villages not often seen on most other more generalized maps of this era.
Six printed panels, mounted onto linen for folding as issued by publisher, map set within fine scrolled border.
Remaining fresh and clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example, nearly as issued.
Map measures c. 19 5/8" x 22 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 4, p. 117.
Kretchmer, Lexikon zur Geschichte der Kartographie, v. II, p. 703.