Auction 119, Lot 641

"Moravia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1627 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm

A handsome map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic that includes the cities of Olomouc (Olmutz) and Brno (Brunn). Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages, it is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: A

Lovely old color and wide original margins.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007

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