Auction 145, Lot 587

"Regni Hungariae, et Regionum, quae ei Quondam Fuere Unitae…", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Southern Europe

Period: 1688 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
34.9 x 19.7 inches
88.6 x 50 cm

This large-scale map shows the Kingdom of Hungary stretching from Linz, Austria to the Black Sea, and all the way south to Greece. There is excellent detail of towns, roads, political boundaries, rivers and the topography of the land. The title cartouche features a winged angel holding a cross and preparing to throw thunderbolts at three heathens. Printed on two joined sheets, as issued.

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Condition: B

A fine impression with original outline color, light soiling, professional repairs to several fold separations, and a long vertical printer's crease at right. There are faint damp stains at top right, and the left margin has been extended to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $475 - $600

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/12/2013

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