Auction 108, Lot 443

"Marchinonatus Moraviae", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1640 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 15 inches
53.8 x 38.1 cm

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

Light toning on centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/29/2004