Auction 140, Lot 607

"Bohemia", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.3 x 10.8 inches
36.3 x 27.4 cm

This detailed map of the historical region of Bohemia is centered on Prague. It is boldly engraved with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages. The title cartouche is draped in a garland representing the fertility of the region with the Bohemian coat of arms at upper right and the Holy Roman Empire coat of arms at upper left.

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Condition: B

There is some centerfold toning.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 5/23/2012

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