Auction 116, Lot 592

"Tabula Generalis Marchionatus Moraviae in Sex Circulos Divisiae", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19 inches
57.2 x 48.3 cm

Handsome map of Moravia, the southeastern part of the Czech Republic, showing the six political divisions. The major cities are Brno (Brunn) and Olomouc (Olmutz) and there are hundreds of other cities and villages located. The map is beautifully engraved and embellished with a very decorative cartouche composed with allegorical figures and a coat-of-arms. In the lower left, a pastoral scene adorns the distance scale.

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Condition: A

Sharp impression and original color. Light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $350

Closed on 9/20/2006

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