Auction 140, Lot 608

"Carte du Royaume de Boheme. La Chronologie de ses Rois. Les Etats de Silesie, Moravie, et Lusace", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 18.3 inches
62.2 x 46.5 cm

This is a very attractive and informative map of the region of present-day Czech Republic, Slovakia and southeastern Poland. At the sides are lists of towns and dukedoms, along with a chronological history of the dukes and kings of Bohemia. In the upper corners are four finely rendered coats of arms for Bohemia, Monrovia, Silesia, and Lusace. The map is adorned with miniature bird's-eye views of major towns and a compass rose at lower left.

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Condition: A

Issued folding with minute holes at fold intersections.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 5/23/2012

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