Auction 145, Lot 568

"Hungary", Gibson, John

Subject: Hungary

Period: 1752 (published)

Publication: The Universal Traveller

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.4 x 10.7 inches
31.5 x 27.2 cm

This map centers on Hungary with numerous towns, rivers, mountains, and forested areas depicted. The Danube River is featured, extending from Vienna, through Budapest, and south to Belgrade. The map is adorned with a rococo-style cartouche bursting with flowers. Published in Thomas Salmon's The Universal Traveller.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.SALM-5a #17.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed with wide, original margins and a printer's crease at bottom.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/12/2013

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