Auction 157, Lot 529

"Regni Bohemiae, Duc. Silesiae, Marchionatuum Moraviae et Lusatiae Tabula Generalis...", Mayer/Homann Heirs

Subject: Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Austria

Period: 1748 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.1 x 18.7 inches
53.6 x 47.5 cm

This striking map spans from Berlin south to the northern part of Austria. It centers on the present-day Czech Republic and includes portions of eastern Germany, western Poland, and northern Austria. There is good topographical detail and a number of towns and cities are identified, including Prague, Berlin, Dresden, and Wroclaw. A key at bottom right locates capital cities, smaller cities, royal cities, episcopal sees, and the intricacies of the political divisions. The ornate title cartouche features four coats of arms: Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Lusatia.

References:

Condition: A

On a watermarked sheet with light printer's ink residue and a short archivally repaired fold separation at bottom that just enters the neatline.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Unsold

Closed on 5/4/2016

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