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Publications and maps on sale

 

For all who are interested in old maps and globes the Map Collection offers the possibility to purchase several publications.

 

Mikuláš Klaudyán: The first map of Bohemia 1518

The oldest map of the Czech Kingdom was the first in Central Europe. Its author was a doctor from Mladá Boleslav Mikuláš Klaudyán (? - 1521), who based his map on a road maps by Erhard Etzlaub. Klaudyán's map represents the first best detailed map of the Czech Kingdom. However, there were not many original prints, so manuscript copies (facsimiles of which are included in the package) were made.

The package contains a total of 7 map facsimiles and 1 brochure with brief information about Klaudyán's map of Bohemia in Czech and English. You can find the following facsimile in the package:

1) KLAUDYÁN, Mikuláš. [Illustrated leaf with map of Bohemia]

Approximate scale: 1: 685,000

Sheet size: 126 x 64 cm

2) [KLAUDYÁN, Mikuláš] Behemer Künigreich mit Bergen und Waelden gerings umb beschlossen.

Approximate scale: 1: 850,000

Sheet size: 31 x 38.3 cm

3) [KLAUDYÁN, Mikuláš. Czech Kingdom]

Approximate scale: 1: 850,000

Sheet size: 34 x 45.5 cm

4) ZALTIERI, Bologna. Lectoribus En Bohemiae noua, and exacta descriptio eius Civitatatibus, Castris, et Vicis. Est ut videtur tota circumuallata Sylvis, et Motibus, ac fere tota irrigata ab Albi flumine. Eius Metropolitana civitas est Prague. Subdita est familiae Austriae.

Approximate scale: 1: 640,000

Sheet size: 68.6 x 50.2 cm

5) Anonymous. [Klaudyán's Map of Bohemia]

Scale not specified.

Sheet size: 144.7 x 62.5 cm

6) Anonymous [Klaudyánova mapa Čech]

Scale not specified

Sheet size: 153,5 x 86,5 cm

7) KREIBICH, Frantisek Jakub Jindrich. COPIA ab antiquissima MAPPA REGNI BOHEMIAE qua asservatio in Bibliotheca apiscopali Litomeric.

Scale: 1: 685,000

Sheet size: 101.8 x 64.4 cm

 

Can be order: via mapcol@natur.cuni.cz or by phone +420 221 951 967. When sending by mail, postage is added to the price according to the current price list of Czech Post.

Sale places: Map collection, Charles University, Albertov 6, 128 00 Prague 2, sending by Czech Post

Price: 590,- Kč

Example of one of the maps in the package

 

 

Jan Felkl and Son, a Globe-Making Factory

Publication description:

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the melting manufactory on globes, a book was published about Jan Felkl and his factory. The Czech-English monography contains a text part and picture and table attachments on a total of 184 pages. The author is PhDr. et Mgr. Eva Novotná.

Price: 12 EUR

Can be ordered:

Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Sejtková, by email sejtm2af@natur.cuni.cz or by phone +420 221 951 967. Postage is charged according to the pricelist of Czech Post (approx. 3 EUR).

Sales places:

Map Collection, Faculty of Science, ChU, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2

Karolinum bookstore, Celetná 18, 116 36 Praha 1

Central Bohemian Museum in Roztoky near Prague, Zámek 1, 252 63 Roztoky

 

Poklady Mapové sbírky

Publication description:

Catalogue introduces in the visual and textual form the most important cartographic treasures of the collection. Catalogue is available in the Czech version on 120 pages. Authors of the catalog are: PhDr. et Mgr. Eva Novotna, Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Supervisor: Sejtková, Mgr. Josef Chrást.

Price: 10 EUR

Can be ordered:

Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Sejtková, by email sejtm2af@natur.cuni.cz or by phone +420 221 951 967. Postage is charged according to the pricelist of Czech Post (approx. 3 EUR).

Sales places:

Map Collection, Faculty of Science, ChU, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2

Karolinum bookstore, Celetná 18, 116 36 Praha 1

 

The Treasures of Map Collection

Publication description:

Catalogue introduces in the visual and textual form the most important cartographic treasures of the collection. Catalogue is available in the English version on 108 pages. Authors of the catalog are: PhDr. et Mgr. Eva Novotna, Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Supervisor: Sejtková, Mgr. Josef Chrást.

Price: 10 EUR

Can be ordered:

Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Sejtková, by email sejtm2af@natur.cuni.cz or by phone +420 221 951 967. Postage is charged according to the pricelist of Czech Post (approx. 3 EUR).

Sales places:

Map Collection, Faculty of Science, ChU, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2

Karolinum bookstore, Celetná 18, 116 36 Praha 1

 

Váckav Švambera, professor at Charles University

Publication description:

Catalogue presents life and work of the great geographer and is available only in czech on 84 pages. The author is PhDr. et Mgr. Eva Novotná.

Price: 8 EUR

Can be ordered:

Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Sejtková, by email sejtm2af@natur.cuni.cz or by phone +420 221 951 967. Postage is charged according to the pricelist of Czech Post (approx. 3 EUR).

Sales places:

Map Collection, Faculty of Science, ChU, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2

Karolinum bookstore, Celetná 18, 116 36 Praha 1

 

Globes of Map Collections of Faculty of Science of Charles University

Publication description:

Memory game with 32 unique drawings of globes from the collection. The author is PhDr. et Mgr. Eva Novotná.

Price: 2 EUR

Can be ordered:

Mgr. Mirka Tröglová Sejtková, by email sejtm2af@natur.cuni.cz or by phone +420 221 951 967. Postage is charged according to the pricelist of Czech Post (approx. 2 EUR).

Sales places:

Map Collection, Faculty of Science, ChU, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2

Karolinum bookstore, Celetná 18, 116 36 Praha 1

 

OLD MAPS

Via E-shop of the website Přírodovědci.cz can be purchased a facsimile edition of unique maps from the Map Collection. For example, old maps of the Czech Republic from Mikuláš Klaudyán, Johan Criginger or Pavel Fabricius are available as well as detailed plans of historic Prague and many others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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