"Marchionatus Moraviae", Hondius/Jansson
Subject: Eastern Europe
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
21.2 x 15.2 inches
53.8 x 38.6 cm
Copper engraved map of the historic Moravia region of the Czech Republic. Includes the cities of Olomouc (Olmitz), Jihlava (Iglaw), and the region surrounding present day Brno. Finely engraved with mountains, forests and even the smallest villages. Decorated with a title cartouche supporting a pair of cherubs and the coat of arms, and strapwork cartouche containing the distance scales and map key.
Attractive original color. Faint offsetting, else very good.