Auction 134, Lot 510

"Bohemia", Mercator/Cloppenburgh

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1632 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

10 x 7.3 inches
25.4 x 18.5 cm

This is a slightly larger version of Mercator's small map of Bohemia focused on the Vltava (Molda) River with Prague near the center. It was boldly engraved by Petrus Kaerius with mountains, forests and scores of tiny villages and is graced with a pair of strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A

There is a light stain at the bottom right corner reinforced with paper on verso.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 12/1/2010