Auction 110, Lot 528

"Nova totius Hungariae, Transilvaniae, Serviae, Romaniae, Bulgariae, Walachiae, Moldaviae, Sclavoniae, Croatiae, Bosniae, Dalmatiae Maximaeqss partis Danubii Fluminis Descriptio", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1668 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 17.4 inches
57.2 x 44.2 cm

This is a beautiful map of the Balkans filled with detail of cities, villages, roads and topography. The fine title cartouche features a Christian knight and a Muslim prince offering each other olive branches.

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Condition: B

Lovely original color with some oxidation resulting in minor cracking along some green lines, partially stabilized with Japanese tissue on verso. Centerfold split extending 2" into map without loss. One small abrasion in lower right corner.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $650

Closed on 3/2/2005

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