Eastern Europe

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  • The map of Bohemia from the rare Der curiose und .. Nussliche Dollmetscher.. published in Augsburg in 1748 by Machenbauer. The map has a decorative cartouche and a nice original colouring.

    • Year: 1748
    • Dimension: 230 x 170 mm
    • Place of publication: Augsburg
  • A fine miniature map of Hungary from “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. Italian text on verso.

    • Author: MARCHETTI Pietro
    • Year: 1667
    • Dimension: 75 x 105 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • This small map of present-day Romania and part of Hungary is fully engraved to depict cities, towns, mountain ranges, forests and rivers and is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or…

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 203 x 140 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam