Catalog Archive
Auction 123, Lot 599

"Carte de la Hongrie et des Pays qui en Dependoient Autrefois…", Delisle/Dezauche

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel…

Color: Hand Color

26 x 18.8 inches
66 x 47.8 cm

A handsome map with good detail throughout the region between the Gulf of Venice and Croatia to the Black Sea, including Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Ukraine, Hungary, plus part of Poland and Bohemia. It has a very decorative title cartouche with figures, flags and weapons, and the scale of miles is shown on a drape-style cartouche. This is Dezauche's edition of Delisle's map.

References: cf Laszlo Maps of Hungary #3l, p. 102.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color. The centerfold is reinforced with tissue on the verso. A few minor marginal defects, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $210

Closed on 2/20/2008