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Auction 184, Lot 526

"Parte Orientale del Regno di Boemia di Nuova Projezione", Zatta, Antonio

Subject: Eastern Czech Republic

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

12.1 x 15.8 inches
30.7 x 40.1 cm
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This finely engraved map covers eastern Bohemia from Prague east to Glatz. The region is divided into circolos (okres). A key identifies cities (both walled and without walls), castles, villages, postal stops, and hot and cold baths. At bottom right there is a decorative title cartouche depicting a rural scene. Drawn by G. Zuliani and engraved by G. Pitteri.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1a, Vol. 2 #5.

Condition: A

Full contemporary color on a sheet with two crescent moon watermarks and a tiny hole in an unengraved area above the title cartouche.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/15/2021