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Auction 104, Lot 478

"Marchionatus Moraviae", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Black & White

21.2 x 15 inches
53.8 x 38.1 cm
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Copper engraved map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic. Includes the cities of Olomouc (Olmitz), Jihlava (Iglaw), and the region surrounding present day Brno. Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages. Decorated with a title cartouche with cherubs displaying the coat of arms and two other small strapwork cartouches.


Condition: B

Small stain in the distance scale cartouche. Professional repair on centerfold and two small tears in large lower margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/10/2003