Auction 154, Lot 553

"Carte de la Hongrie et des Pays qui en Dependoient Autrefois Dressee sur un Grand Nombre de Memoirea...", Delisle/Dezauche

Subject: Central Balkans

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.6 x 18.6 inches
65 x 47.2 cm

This handsome map covers the region between the Gulf of Venice and Croatia to the Black Sea in good detail and includes Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Ukraine, Hungary, plus part of Poland and Bohemia. It has a very decorative title cartouche with figures, flags, and weapons, and the scale of miles is shown on a drape-style cartouche. This is Dezauche's edition of Delisle's map.

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Condition: B+

Original outline color on watermarked paper with minor toning along the centerfold and a small ink stain above the title cartouche. There are short centerfold separations in the top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/16/2015

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