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Auction 174, Lot 522

"Moravia", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach

Subject: Czech Republic

Period: 1600 (published)

Publication: Geographisch Handtbuch...

Color: Black & White

11.9 x 8 inches
30.2 x 20.3 cm
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This elegantly engraved map centers on the Moravia historical region in the Czech Republic. It is dense with place names and includes nice detail of the region's rivers, forests, and hills. Parts of Bohemia and Silesia appear in the north. An ornate cartouche at top left features notes on the region in Latin. The imprint of Johann Bussemacher, who published several of Quad's works, appears in the distance scale cartouche at left. German text on verso.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #239-15.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a few faint spots.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/11/2019