"Carte de Boheme Moravie Silesie et Lusace", Duval, Pierre
Subject: Czech Republic and Poland
Period: 1665 (circa)
Publication: Cartes de Geographie
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.
References: Pastoureau, Duval II-66.
Watermarked paper with original outline color, a printer's crease that just enters map image at bottom, and one faint, insignificant spot at bottom right.