Auction 113, Lot 470

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

Subject: Central Europe

Period: 1633 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20 x 17.7 inches
50.8 x 45 cm

Two copper engraved maps on one sheet that detail the flow of the Danube from its source in Germany near the Boden See (Lake Constance) to Belgrade. Very fine detail along the route and throughout the region naming battlefields and hundreds of towns and villages including the fortified city of Wein. The title cartouche features an eagle and two figures in regional costume.


Condition: B

Short fold separation at bottom with some minor flaws in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 12/7/2005