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Auction 171, Lot 530

"Bohemia", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1610 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.6 x 5.6 inches
19.3 x 14.2 cm
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A wonderful little map of Bohemia with Prague near the center. It is boldly engraved in Mercator's style with mountains, forests and hundreds of tiny villages, and is graced with a strapwork title cartouche and a distance scale surrounded by vegetation. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #2850:351.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/6/2019