Hungary Budapest Transylvania Austria c.1780 Bowen large antique hand color mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
with parts of the Adjoining
(Transylvania / Austria / etc.)
Issued London, c.1780 by Thomas Bowen.
Lovely late 18th century oversized antique map. Folio sheet. Engraved with excellent hand color. Near superior visual example.
Inoffensive overall wrinkling to sheet from repeatedly being folded over the past c. 240 years.
Overall the map is clean, well preserved and attractive. Not perfect, looks old but in a pleasing authentic manner difficult to describe with words.
Original fold lines as issued, plus various old extra creases.
Sheet measures c. 18 1/2" x 15"
Engraved area measures c. 16" x 12 1/2"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 176.