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Auction 175, Lot 485

"Hongrie. Ou Partie Septent. de la Turquie en Europe", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Southeastern Europe, Hungary

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Petit et Nouveau Atlas

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 5.4 inches
20.1 x 13.7 cm
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Charming small map covering Hungary, Romania and most of the Balkans. The Danube River is the most prominent feature of the map. Extends from Vienna to the Black Sea and south to include Sofiya and Constantinople. The parchment title cartouche fills the Black Sea. Engraved by Charles Inselin.

References: Pastoureau, FER XII B.

Condition: A

A nice example, issued folding on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/13/2019