Auction 142, Lot 527

"Austria Archiducatus Auctore Wolfgango Lazio", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Austria

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 14.4 inches
53.3 x 36.6 cm

This striking, large map of the Danube River valley is based on the cartography of Wolfgang Lazio. Vienna is prominently featured with the Danube river flowing across the center of the map. Numerous tiny villages, cities, mountains, forests and lakes are depicted. Three decorative cartouches grace the map including a coat of arms. French text on verso.

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Condition: A

A lovely example with marginal soiling and a chip in bottom left corner, not affecting map.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/28/2012

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