Auction 117, Lot 637

"Maiestas Austriaca sive Circ Archi Ducat Austriae", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Southern Europe - Austria

Period: 1745 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.6 inches
25.4 x 19.3 cm

This small map covers much of the southern part of Europe from Switzerland and Northern Italy to Hungary. It is densely engraved with minute details including rivers and lakes, mountains, fortifications, cities and tiny villages. The map is embellished with a title cartouche and a great vignette of the Austrian cavalry forces, regarded as the best in Europe. Engraved by Tobias Lotter.

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Condition: A

Faint damp stain at top, still very good.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/6/2006

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