Auction 129, Lot 608

"Moravia Marchionatus Auctore I.A. Comenio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1644 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 14.8 inches
48.3 x 37.6 cm

Attractive map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic roughly centered on the city of Olomouc (Olmutz). Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages. Decorated with two garland draped cartouches filling opposite corners of the map. French text on verso.


Condition: A

A near fine example less a little light water staining along upper margin well away from map. Full, wide margins on sound paper, nice impression and hand coloring.

Estimate: $200 - $400

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/23/2009