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Auction 118, Lot 687

"Moravia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.6 inches
18.3 x 14.2 cm

Small map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic. Includes the cities of Olomouc (Olmutz) and Brno (Brinn). Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages and decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches in opposite corners of the map. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: B

Map has been backed with a contemporary piece of paper with the correct text on verso, evidently by the original publisher.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/6/2007

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