1783 – R. Zannoni – Carte Generale de la Pologne


Title:              Carte Generale de la Pologne avec tous les Etats qui en dependent…”​


This is a beautiful example of Rizzi-Zannoni’s 1762 decorative map of the Poland and its tributaries. It covers from Denmark and Germany eastward to Russia, northwards to Livonia and south to Hungary, including Lithuania, Prussia, Greater Poland, Lesser Poland, and parts of Russia, Germany, Hungary and Bohemia. This map illustrates Poland in the declining years of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, prior to the 1772 First Partition of the Commonwealth. A baroque style decorative title cartouche depicting the Polish eagle crest appears in the upper right quadrant. 

Cartographer:      Rizzi Zannoni (1736 – 1814)
Sheet size:           52,3 x 36,7 cm
Year:                     1783
Technique:           copper engraving

Excellent condition, strong pres, centerfold as issued. Paper with original watermark. Very attractive hand colouring. Wide margins.

This is an original antique map published in 1783 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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