Auction 121, Lot 616

"Regnum Bohemiae etque Annexae Provinciae ut Ducatus Silesiae Marchionatus Moraviae et Lusatiae…", Visscher/De Leth

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1730 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23 x 19.5 inches
58.4 x 49.5 cm

Attractive, detailed map covers the region of present day Czech Republic, with a bit of Germany, Poland and Moravia; includes the cities of Dresden, Meissen, Brno, and Prague. The large title cartouche is surrounded with cherubs and coats of arms for Moravia, Bohemia and Silesia, and the scale of miles includes a cherub with a globe and sextant. Published by Hendrik de Leth.

References:

Condition: A

A sturdy sheet with original color and a couple of very insignificant spots. A couple of short tears in the upper margin have been reinforced on the verso with tissue.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/26/2007

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