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 Eastern Europe 

SCHENK, Pieter. [Early 18th century map of Hungary, with Transilvania, Croatia and Slovenia]
Carte Particuliere de la Hongrie de la Transilvanie de la Croatie et de la Sclavonie... Amsterdam, 1717. Original colour. 485 x 580mm.
Map of Hungary after Conte Luigi Marsigli (1658-1730, an Italian military engineer who surveyed Hungary and the Danube 1696-99.
[Ref: 12263]    £300.00 ($404 • €341 rates)


SENEX, John. [An uncommon English map of Hungary]
A Map of Hungary and Countries adjacent. most humbly inscrib'd to the R.t Hon.ble the Earl of Dundonald &c. Revis'd by J. Senex. London, c.1720. Original colour. 480 x 575mm. A fine example.
A detailed map of Hungary, divided into counties, engraved by John Harris for 'A New General Atlas'. The map has been 'revised' from De Wit.
[Ref: 15827]    £350.00 ($471 • €398 rates)


WEIGEL, Christoph. [Uncommon folio map of Hungary]
Hungaria, cum adiacentibus Provinciis nova et accuratiori forma exhibetur. Nuremberg, c.1720. Original wash colour. 420 x 620mm.
An unusual two-sheet map of Hungary, with a decorative title cartouche on the west sheet and an inset view of Temesvar on the east. The map celebrates the end of the Austro-Turkish War of 1716-8: the title cartouche features the Habsburg emperor standing over the defeated Turks; and vignette battle scene shows the victory at Temeswar. On the map the Banat of Temeswar is shown as a province of the Austrian empire. Engraved by Michael Kauffer.
[Ref: 16892]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 rates)


COVENS & MORTIER. [An 18th Century folio map of the Kingdom of Hungary]
Le Royaume de Hongrie et des Pays qui en dependoient autrefois... Amsterdam, c.1725. Original colour. 485 x 570mm.
A map of Hungary and the Balkans after Guillaume de L'Isle.
[Ref: 17983]    £345.00 ($464 • €392 rates)


BODENEHR, Gabriel. [Uncommon early 18th century map of Hungary]
Nova et Accurata Tabula Regnorum Sup. et Inf. Hungariæ It: Sclavoniæ, Bosniæ, Serviæ Albaniæ, Bessarabiæ Ut et Princip: Transylvaniæ Moldaviæ, Walachiæ, Bulariæ wr Romaniæ &c. Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour. 510 x 610mm.
Bodenehr's uncommon folio-sized map of Hungary and the Balkans, with the Danube from Vienna to the Black Sea. Atlas Hungaricus 1528-1850 , Vol I , p 68 , Bodenehr 2 u Fig p.69.
[Ref: 16891]    £950.00 ($1,278 • €1,079 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [18th Century Map of Hungary]
Regnorum Hungariae, Dalmatiae, Croatiae, Sclavoniae, Bosniae et Serviae cum Principatus Transylvaniae... Nuremberg, c.1730. Original body colour. 490 x 570mm Split at lower centerfold restored.
A large and detailed map of Hungary and its neighbours, with a dedication to Charles VI of Hungary, with the cartouche symbolising his wars against the Turks.
[Ref: 11089]    £380.00 ($511 • €432 rates)


Anonymous. [An important Russian battle in Ukraine]
Plan der Bataille bey Stovutschane in der Moldau... 1739. Germany, c.1740. Coloured. 490 x 650mm.
The Battle of Stavuchany (in Ukraine), fought between a Russian army commanded by von Munnich and the Turks in August 1739, part of Russo-Austrian-Turkish War (1735-9). The Russian victory (despite having double the casualties of the Turks) allowed them to capture the Turkish fortress of Khotyn; however the Austrians withdrew from the war, negating all Russia's military achievements.
[Ref: 11720]    £1,600.00 ($2,152 • €1,818 rates)


SCHENK, Pieter. [Early 18th century map of the environs of Prague]
Plan der Stadt Praag, met zyn onderhorige Plaatze, door Een Voornaam Ingenieur getekent. Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, c.1740. Original colour. 400 x 510mm. A very fine example
Map of the environs of Prague, now mostly incorporated into the city.
[Ref: 14994]    £600.00 ($807 • €682 rates)


LE ROUGE, Georges-Louis. [Bohemia during the War of the Austrian Succession]
Theatre de la Guerre en Boheme avec les principaux Postes de ce Royaume. Paris, 1741. Original colour, 510 x 650mm A fine example
A large and detailed map of Bohemia with eleven inset plans of major towns and castles with their defences, including Prague, published during the French occupation of the country. The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-48) began as France and Prussia sought to undermine the Habsburg monarchy by refusing to accept that the crown could pass to a woman, Maria Theresa. Soon a dozen European powers, including Britain were at war. In 1741 the French and Bavarian armies invaded Bohemia and the French took Prague in November, after which the Elector of Bavaria crowned himself King of Bohemia. However the withdrawal of Prussia from the war in 1742 allowed Maria Theresa to drive the invaders out and in May 1743 she was crowned Queen of Bohemia in St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague.
[Ref: 13680]    £625.00 ($841 • €710 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [An unusual later edition of the Coronelli-Nolin map]
Le Royame de Hongrie divisé eb Haute et Basse Hongrie, avec L'Esclvonie, Subdivisees en leurs comtez. Paris, Jean Baptiste Nolin (II), 1742. Original outline colour. 445 x 595mm. Dissected and laid on canvas as issued , old ink mss. label on canvas.
Originally published by Jean Baptiste Nolin in 1687, this example was published by his son (also Jean Baptiste), with the date revised to 1742 and Nolin's collaborator Tillemon's name added to the advert. The cartouche, encloses the title, scale and advertisment for Nolin's stock, shows a Hapsburg army breaching the fortified walls of an Ottoman-held city.
[Ref: 11453]    £360.00 ($484 • €409 rates)


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