Das Herzogthum Kurland u. Semgallen.

Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly (*1766 - 1820)
Old coloured map of Semigallia, Courland, Latvia. Printed in Vienna by Reilly in 1791.

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Description

Antique map of Latvia by F. J. v. Reilly. Shows the historical landscapes of Courland (Kurland) and Semgallia (Semgallen) in southeast Latvia. With Jelgava (Mitau), Ventspils (Windau) and Bauska (Bauske).

From Reilly's Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt, an atlas with over 1000 maps in total. It became famous for the accuracy and high level of detail of the maps and was published in three parts between 1789 and 1806 in Vienna.

Details

CartographerFranz Johann Joseph von Reilly
TitleDas Herzogthum Kurland u. Semgallen.
Publisher, YearReilly, Vienna, 1791
Plate Size18.8 x 29.2 cm (7.4 x 11.5 inches)
Sheet Size28.6 x 41.8 cm (11.3 x 16.5 inches)

Condition

Very good condition.

Cartographer

Joseph von Reilly, born in 1766, was an art dealer based in Vienna. He also published maps in his two major Atlases: Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt and Grosser Deutscher Atlas. He died 1820 in Vienna.

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Old coloured map of Semigallia, Courland, Latvia. Printed in Vienna by Reilly in 1791.

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