Auction 97, Lot 359

"Carte de la Hongrie et des Pays qui en Dependoient Autrefois…", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Southeastern Europe

Period: 1703 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Geographique et Universel

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25.5 x 18.2 inches
64.8 x 46.2 cm

First state of Delisle's important of Hungary and the Balkans. It is the first map depicting the Danube bend and the Danube fairly accurately. Fine decorative title cartouche featuring soldiers, flags and eagles.

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Condition: A

Tissue reinforced centerfold, without apparent split.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/5/2001

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