"Carte de Boheme Moravie Silesie et Lusace", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Czech Republic and Poland
Period: 1665 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
21 x 16 inches
53.3 x 40.6 cm
This handsome map covers the Czech Republic and southern Poland with the cities of Prague, Olmutz (Olomouc), and Breslaw (Wroclaw). It is beautifully engraved with mountains, forests and castles and a strapwork title cartouche. Engraved by A. Peyrounin and published by Pierre Mariette.
One minute wormhole along centerfold perceptible only when held up to light, with additional wormholes in upper blank margin, and light toning in blank margins.