Auction 137, Lot 598

"Carte de Boheme Moravie Silesie et Lusace", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Czech Republic and Poland

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/14/2011

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