Auction 161, Lot 574

"[Lot of 2] Regni Bohemiae Circulus Boleslaviensis ex Mullerianis aliisque Recentissimis Subsidiis Chorographice Designatus ut et Secundum Statum Politicum Modernum Expressus [and] Regni Bohemiae Circulus Beruaunensis ex Mullerianis...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1770-74 (dated)

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Color: Hand Color

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This matching pair of maps depicts regions around Prague and are filled with details of towns, rivers, roads, mountains, and forests.

A. Regni Bohemiae Circulus Boleslaviensis ex Mullerianis aliisque Recentissimis Subsidiis Chorographice Designatus ut et Secundum Statum Politicum Modernum Expressus, dated 1770 (21.1 x 19.9"). This map depicts the region of Liberec, just northeast of Prague.

B. Regni Bohemiae Circulus Beraunensis ex Mullerianis aliisque Recentissimis Subsidiis Chorographice Designatus ut et Secundum Statum Politicum Modernum Expressus, dated 1774 (19.1 x 15.6"). This map depicts the region of Beroun, just southwest of Prague. The city of Beroun is depicts at top, just to the left of center.

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Condition: B+

Dark impressions with full original color on watermarked paper and light soiling. The map of <i>Beruaunensis</i> has a small stain near the center of the image.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/8/2017

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