Austrian Empire Hungary Transylvania Moravia Bohemia 1865 rare antique map largeAntiqueMapsPrints.com
(Austria-Hungary / Bohemia / Moravia / Serbia / Transylvania / etc.)
Issued Paris, c. 1865 by Dufour.
Engraved by Gh. Dyonnet.
Scarce, huge, lovely antique elephant folio sheet map. Engraved with original hand color. Countless thousands of place names and interior terrain features.
In Good to near VG or better condition, 3" split at bottom centerfold, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor old dampstaining in the blank margins.
The printed area remains visually pleasing -- a nice impression of a well preserved, scarce and desirable 150 year old antique map.
Original centerfold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 32" x 24".
Engraved area measures c. 29 1/2" x 22".
Large elephant Folio sheet, among the largest mid-19th century maps printed on a single sheet (as opposed to joined sheets).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , Vol. I, p. 396.