Auction 99, Lot 397

"Hungariae ampliori significatu et veteris vel Methodicae complexae Regna Hungariae Propriae, Croatiae Dalmatiae Bosniae Serviae Bulgariae Cumaniae Principatum Transsylvaniae…", Haas/Homann Heirs

Subject: Balkans

Period: 1739 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 18.6 inches
59.7 x 47.2 cm

Fine detailed map of the region of present-day Hungary, Roumania and the Balkan republics. Johann Matthias Haas was a professor of mathematics at Wittenberg and provided several fine maps for Homann's various atlases. Large decorative title and distance scale cartouches at bottom corners.

References:

Condition: B

A few tears in margins and a couple of old repairs of same and the bottom fold.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/12/2002

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