Auction 156, Lot 526

"Bohemia", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1643 (circa)

Publication: Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.5 x 16.1 inches
54.6 x 40.9 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. French text on verso, published between 1643-50.

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

Condition: A

A dark impression with attractive color and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/17/2016

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