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Antique Map Auction Sale No. 133 - closed 9/1/2010

Featuring 741 lots of rare antique maps, charts, pocket maps, globes and atlases
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Lot #486: "Bohemia" Mercator/Jansson

Antique map chart Bohemia
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Estimate:
$110.00 - $140.00
Sold for: $80.00

Lot 486
By: Mercator/Jansson
Subject: Czech Republic
Date: 1628

Publication: Atlas Minor

Condition: A+
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Color: hand color

Size: 7.5 x 5.6 inches
19.1 x 14.3 cm

An attractive small map of Bohemia with Prague near the center. It is boldly engraved in Mercator's style with mountains, forests and scores of tiny villages and is graced with a pair of strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

Overall fine, with a couple tiny edge tears, well away from the map.

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