Auction 157, Lot 555

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

Subject: Southeastern Europe, Hungary

Period: 1696 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.6 x 16.8 inches
54.9 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 in the map and later color in the cartouches. There are a few faint spots, minor offsetting, and a fold separation at bottom that has been closed on both recto and verso with archival materials. There are damp stains in the corners of the sheet which have been reinforced on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/4/2016

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