Auction 135, Lot 548

"Plan of Belgrade Beseig'd by the Imperial Army…", Rapin-Thoyras, Paul de

Subject: Balkans, Serbia

Period: 1732 (circa)

Publication: The History of England

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13.3 inches
42.7 x 33.8 cm

This beautiful composition shows the city of Belgrade and its fortifications at the confluence of the Danube and Save Rivers. Detail includes the placement of Turkish and Imperial forces. Two elaborate cartouches balance the corners.

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Condition: C+

Some paper weakness and breaks in the paper (with no loss of engraving) in the lower part of the map have been reinforced on verso with tissue.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/16/2011

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