Auction 146, Lot 577

"Le Royaume de Hongrie et les Estats qui ont este Unis a sa Couronne a l'Usage de Monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne...", Jaillot/Ottens

Subject: Southeastern Europe, Hungary

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 16.8 inches
55.4 x 42.7 cm

A well-engraved map with strong detail throughout locating scores of towns and villages, with the Danube shown roughly in the center. It includes Hungary with parts of Bosnia, Serbia and Bulgaria and extends to the Gulf of Venice and the Sea of Marmara. A decorative figural cartouche surrounds the title. Latin title above map: "Nova et Accurata Regni Hungariae Tabula, ad usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis."

References:

Condition: B+

A fine impression with original outline color and later coloring in the cartouche. There are light damp stains that just enter map at right and left, with a couple of small areas of paper weakness in blank margins that have been archivally reinforced.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/4/2013

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