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Stock# 46980
Description

Postal Map of Polish Galicia.

Rare postal map of Galicia, which appeared in Von Reilly and Kuhn's Atlas Universae rei veredariae bilinguis ... Allgemeiner Postatlas von der ganzen Welt . . . , published in Vienna in 1799.

Extends from Warsaw, Posen and the Bug River in the north to Budapest and Bucovina in the south, centered on Krakow.

Von Reilly & Kuhn's atlas is the first postal atlas of Europe. Consisting of 40 maps, in systematically depicting all of the postal routes in Europe, in remarkable detail for the 18th Century.

While the map presents minimal topographical features, the atlas is of great importance.