Auction 125, Lot 619

"Austria Archiducatus Auctore Wolfgango Lazio", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Austria

Period: 1670 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21.4 x 14.4 inches
54.4 x 36.6 cm

This is a striking map of the Danube River valley in Austria. Vienna is prominently featured and the map is filled with tiny villages, cities, mountains, forests and lakes. Three decorative cartouches grace the map including a coat of arms. This is Jansson's version of the nearly identical map originated by Jodocus Hondius and later published by Blaeu. It is based on the cartography of Wolfgang Lazius. French text on verso.


Condition: B+

Original color with some minor toning and a short centerfold split in bottom margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/24/2008