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Auction 105, Lot 418

"Bohemia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Mercator's Atlas

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 13.5 inches
49.5 x 34.3 cm
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Fine map with Prague near center. Boldly engraved in Mercator's style with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages. Two strapwork cartouches at bottom. French text on verso.


Condition: B

Later color with a bit of bleed through on verso. Centerfold reinforced on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/3/2003