Auction 116, Lot 588

"Boehemer Koenigreich mit Bergen und Waelden…", Munster/Petri

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Cosmographia Universalis

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 12.2 inches
36.3 x 31 cm

Woodblock map covering the historic Bohemia region of present-day Czech Republic. Prague is located near the center of the map, which is filled with hundreds of tiny villages, mountains, rivers and lakes. The map is oriented with north at the bottom and the title is in the top margin. German text and illustration on verso.

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Condition: A

Minor show through of text on verso.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/20/2006

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