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Auction 180, Lot 526

"Austriae Archiducatus Pars Inferior in Omnes Ejusdem Quadrantes Ditiones Accuratissime et Distincte Delineata", Visscher, Nicolas

Subject: Eastern Austria

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor sive Geographia Compendiosa

Color: Hand Color

22.9 x 18.1 inches
58.2 x 46 cm
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This handsome map details Lower Austria, along the course of the Danube River, and features numerous place names, towns, cities, villages, churches, and topography. Vienna, Baden, and many other fortified cities are located. The map extends south to show Pinkhenfeldt, north to include Borowany, Znaym, and Nicolspurg, east to Altenburg, Wolfstaal and Presburg, and in the west is Ens. The large title cartouche includes a river god with an oar and overflowing urn, two distance scales, and legend.


Condition: A

A sharp early impression with a hint of toning around the centerfold at top and some marginal spots.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 11/18/2020