Auction 110, Lot 419

"Maximi Totius Europae Fluminis Danubii Cursus per Germaniam Hungariamque Nova Delineatio", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Europe - Central

Period: 1633 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.2 x 17.5 inches
51.3 x 44.5 cm

Two copper engraved maps on one sheet that detail the flow of the Danube from it's source in Germany near the Borden See to Belgrade. Very fine detail along the route and throughout the region naming hundreds of towns and villages including the fortified cities of Wein and Belgrade. Also locates battlefields. The title cartouche features an eagle and two figures in regional costume. Two distance scales within a second cartouche.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #1110:2A.

Condition: B

Old repair of a tear and split along the centerfold. Rough margins with some chipping at edges.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/2/2005