"Bohemia", Blaeu, (Family)
Subject: Czech Republic
Period: 1640 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
21.5 x 16.2 inches
54.6 x 41.1 cm
This beautifully engraved map centers on Prague and is 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. Latin text on verso, published between 1640-55.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #2850:2.
Margins are trimmed close to the neatline at left and right, with the neatline missing at bottom right. There is minor toning, a couple light stains, and a 6" centerfold separation at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.