1609 – A. Ortelius – Silesiae Typus


Title:                      “Silesiae Typus.


Very beautiful miniature map of Silesia region, Poland, by Abraham Ortelius. Major cities named, nice strapwork title cartouche at lower left.

The map comes from Latin edition miniature atlas “Epitome theatri orbis terrarum” engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius, published by Jan B. Vrients.

Cartographer:             Abraham Ortelius (1527 – 1598)​
Sheet size:                  17,0 x 12,6 cm
Year:                            1609
Technique:                  copper engraving

Very good condition. Attractive coloring.

This is an original antique map published in 1609 and not a modern copy or reprint.


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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