Auction 107, Lot 295

"Cours du Danube, depuis Belgrade jusques au Pont Euxin…", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1665 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.6 x 17.7 inches
54.9 x 45 cm

Fine map covering the course of the Danube from Belgrade to its mouth in the Black Sea. The map extends north to the include the Neistru River and south to Albania and Macedonia. Beautifully engraved to show mountains, forests and rivers, and locate hundreds of villages. The decorative title cartouche features cherubs and sea horses.

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Condition: A

A little minor color offsetting, else fine. Narrow top margin, apparently as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/9/2004

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