Auction 170, Lot 551

"Veteris Pannoniae Utriusque nec non Illyrici Descriptio Geographica", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Western Balkans

Period: 1741 (published)

Publication: Description Exacte de l'Univers, ou l'Ancienne Geographie Sacree et Profane

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.4 x 14.8 inches
46.7 x 37.6 cm

This lovely map depicts the Adriatic Sea and the Dalmatian coast from Italy to Greece, noting historical regions and places. Handsomely embellished with two cartouches featuring the winged lion of St. Mark and two soldiers. Blank verso, published in Pieter de Hondt's Description Exacte de l'Univers, ou l'Ancienne Geographie Sacree et Profane, a French edition of Georgius Hornius' Accuratissima Orbis Antiqui Delineatio, which included maps from Johannes Jansson's historical atlas and Abraham Ortelius' Parergon.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7600H:1.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on a clean sheet with wide margins and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/14/2018

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