Auction 123, Lot 573

"Boehemer Koenigreich mit Bergen und Waelden Gerings umb Beschlossen", Munster/Petri

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1588 (circa)

Publication: Cosmographey oder Beschreibung…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.5 x 12.8 inches
36.8 x 32.5 cm

Woodblock map covering the historic Bohemia region of present-day Czech Republic. Prague is located near the center of the map, which is filled with hundreds of tiny villages, mountains, rivers and lakes. The map is oriented with north at the bottom and the title is in the top margin. German text and illustration on verso.

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Condition: A

Centerfold reinforced on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/20/2008

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