Auction 148, Lot 540

"Bohemia", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

21.6 x 16.3 inches
54.9 x 41.4 cm

A beautifully engraved map centered on Prague and filled with pictorial representations of the topography and towns that cover the countryside. The map is adorned with cartouches for the title and key and two heralds fill the upper corners of the map. Latin text on verso, published between 1640-43.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2850:2.

Condition: A

A fine impression on a bright sheet with professionally repaired centerfold separations at top and bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/19/2014