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Mitchell King Atlas, 1662-1695

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27. Regni Hungariae, Graeciae, et Moreae ac Regionum
27. Regni Hungariae, Graeciae, et Moreae ac Regionum Map by Justus Danckerts (1635-1701) covers the Danube River from Germany to the Black Sea. Depicts all of the Balkans, Hungary, Romania and parts of Austria, Italy and Germany. The map was apparently printed at the height of the Ottoman wars against the European powers in the late seventeenth century. A table in the lower left depicts the names of cities in the Hungarian kingdom that were lost to the Ottomans and when they were recovered to date. The latest date on the table is 1687. However, according to the table, the recapture of Buda (Budapest) took place in 1686 but an examination of Buda on the map reveals a date of 1688. Other known examples of this map include the recovery of Belgrade (Belgrado) in 1688 in the table although this version of the map does not. It is possible this map was printed immediately before the Siege of Belgrade in 1688 or after 1690 when the city was reclaimed by the Turks (and the subsequent reference to Belgrado in the table may have been expunged). Title cartouche depicts a Christian saint and the Hapsburg eagle. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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24. Exactissima Tabula, Qua Tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Superior
24. Exactissima Tabula, Qua Tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Superior One of three maps by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702) collectively showing the entire length of the Danube. This map depicts the upper Danube from its start in Germany to Bratislava (Presburg on map). Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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25. Exactissima Tabula, Qua Tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Media
25. Exactissima Tabula, Qua Tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Media One of three maps by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702) collectively showing the entire length of the Danube. This map covers the middle part of the river from Linz through Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest, to just east of Belgrade. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.
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26. Exactissima Tabula, Qua Tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Inferior
26. Exactissima Tabula, Qua Tam Danubii Fluvii Pars Inferior One of three maps by Nicolaes Visscher (1649-1702) collectively showing the entire length of the Danube. This map depicts the lower Danube from Belgrade to its mouth in the Black Sea. Amsterdam. 52 x 62cm.