Auction 122, Lot 586

"Moravia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

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

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/5/2007

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