Auction 133, Lot 487

"Chorographie du Royaume de Boheme, du Duche de Silesie, des Marquisats de Moravie et de Lusace", Philippe De Pretot, Etienne Andre

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 10.2 inches
40.1 x 25.9 cm

This is a scarce and attractive map of the region of the present-day Czech Republic and part of western Poland. It covers the historical regions of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia and Lusace with their coats of arms in a panel at left. The map is filled with information on the rivers, mountains, cities and villages. Drawn by Maurille Antoine Moithey and engraved by Herault.

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Condition: A+

Overall fine with some faint toning in blank margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/1/2010

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