Auction 120, Lot 597

"Moravia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.7 inches
18.8 x 14.5 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. German text on verso.


Condition: A

Superb impression on a strong sheet with a couple of tiny marginal spots, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 7/18/2007