Auction 157, Lot 536

"Moravia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1619 (published)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae

Color: Hand Color

16.9 x 13.1 inches
42.9 x 33.3 cm

A handsome map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic that includes the cities of Olomouc (Olmuntz) and Brno (Brin). Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages, it is decorated with strapwork title and scale cartouches. French text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #2870:1A.1.

Condition: B

A crisp impression with full original color and moderate toning.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 5/4/2016