Antique Maps of Slovenia
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"Fori Iulii Accurata Descriptio" Copper etching from the atlas “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius. Antwerp, dated 1573. Hand colored most likely in the 20th century.
North Eastern Italy Friuli-Venzia-Giulia with the provinces Gorizia, Pordenone, Triest and Udine. Map shows also parts of Slowenia including Lubliana and Istria as well as other parts of Croatia. Coast line reaches from Venice to the Islands of Cres and Krk. Two beautiful Renaissance cartouches and two Renaissance vignette cartouches add to the decorative value of this map which shows an often neglected geographical area in great detail.
Reverse side text ist Latin. Page size is 59. Renaissance watermark is crossed arrows.
Condition: Very Good!
35.3 x 47.3 cm (13.9 x 18.6")
Order Nr. ITALIA234615
" Die Europaeische Tuerkei" Steel engraving after H. Habenicht for Stieler dated 1870. Original outline coloring.
In the north is a part of Slovenia and Romania (Siebenburgen). In the upper right corner is Moldavia. Further south is Bosnia, Serbia and southern Romania. In the central part is Montenegro colored pink on the left and Bulgaria on the right. Part of the black Sea is n the right edge of the map. In the lower center is Macedonia. On the lower left are two insets. The upper one shows the Maramara Sea, Bosporus and a bit of the Black Sea. The lower inset is a very detailed plan of the Bosporus.
Map has a small repair on centerfold in lower margin.
33.5 x 43 cm ( 13.1 x 16.9 ")
Order Nr. BULGARIAMAP235800
"Sclavonia, Croatia, Bosnia cum Dalmatiae Parte ". Copper engraving by Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) in original coloring. Duiburg, ca. 1600.
The western part of the Balkan is the area of focus on this map. In the lower left corner is the upper part of The Adriatic Sea with its many islands. The rivers Drau and Sava flow from west to east into the Danube river. To the far right is the city of Belgrade. Verso: Text in Spanish.
General browning, centerfold in lower margin is repaired, the edges on the wide margins are faulty, a small piece from the upper margin is missing. A crease goes from the lower right margin into the image. Condition: Good.
35.5 x 46 cm ( 14 x 18.1 ")
Order Nr. SLOVENIA2410SOLD
“Sclavonia oder Windisch Marck / Bossen/ Crabaten / etc". Woodcut from the “Cosmographia" by Sebastian Muenster (1488 - 1552). Ca. 1550.
From Carinthia to Triest and from the Drau river to Oberwossen in Croatia.
General age toning, somewhat darker in upper left and right margins and along centerfOld. A black spot in paper. Print from reverse side (title of map in
German) is showing faintly. Browning in upper left and right margins.
31.5 x 36 cm (12.4 x 14.2")
Order Nr. SLOVENIA2419
"Herzogthum Kaernthen und Krain, 1852." Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1855. Original outline coloring.
In the upper left of this detailed map is Lienz and the Pasterner Kogel. In the upper right is Obdach, St. Leonard and Reichenfels. In the center of the map is Radmansdorf and Goriach. In the lower left is the Bay of Triest with Caorle and Pirano. In the lower right is Altenmarkt and Karlstadt.
Some very minor spots in margins. Condition is otherwise Almost Very Good.
18.7 x 24.7 cm (7.3 x 9.7 ")
Order Nr. AUSTRIA1016
No title. Retia, Vindelicia, Noricum, Istria, Pannonia Superior, Pannonia Inferior, Illyriseu, Lyburnia, Dalmatia.
Wood cut by Martin Waldseemueller after Claudio Ptolemy. : From “Claudio Ptolemei...Geographiae opus novissima...MDXIII". Strasbourg, 1513. Very nice recent hand coloring.
This very early map in trapeze form shows the ancient regions named above. It reaches from Bregenz in Western Austria to the Macedonian border. Showing Svebia, Bavaria, Austria, Slowakia, Slowenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegowina, Hungary and parts of Romania south to the Macedonian and Albanian border.
Map has pleasant light age toninhg. Uper and lower margins have been added. Some traces of age and use of minor importance.
Trapeze: 33.3 x 43.5 to 50.5 cm (13.1 x 17.1 to 19.9"). Page size 37 x 58.8 cm (14.6 x 23.1")
Order Nr. BALKAN 1044
"Laender Ungarischen Krone: Ungarn, Siebenbuergen, Slavonien." Steel engraving by W. Alt, Berge from C. Jungmann for Stieler. Dated 1871. Original outline coloring.
This very detailed map shows Hungary which at the time included Siebenbuergen ( Romania) and Slovenia. In the lower corners are insets with information about the outline colors on the map.
Map has a small, repaired tear on the centerfold in lower margin.
33.5 x 43 cm ( 13.1 x 16.9 ")
Order nr. HUNGARYMAP235796
"Tavola Nvova de Schiavonia"
Copper etching from: "Geographia" by Claudio
Ptolemy. Originally edited and published by Willibald
This very early maps shows Slovenia with
Lubjana in the upper left corner and continues to Belgrade
in the upper right corner. The many islands
Map has light browning along centerfold.
Small worhole repair on centerfold. Upper right margin area
has some brown spots. Light offsetting. Overall
17.5 x 24.2 cm ( 6.8 x 9.5 ")
Order Nr. SLOVENIAMAP2411
"Schlavoniae, Croatiae, Carniae, Istriae, Bosniae, Finitimarumque Regionum Nova Descriptio Auctore Augustino Hirsvogelio"Copper engraving by August Hirschvogel for Abraham Ortelius ca 1600. Original hand coloring.
Flowing horizontally through the center of the map is the Sava River. IN the upper right is a small part of the Danube River at the confluence with the Drava River.In the upper left is part of Carinthia in Austria. Villach is on the left edge of the map. The map reaches as far south as Nin and Zadar on the Adriatic coast. On half of the backside is a bit of information (in Italian) about the map.
Map has vertical centerfold with some creasing along fold line.A few small, scattered spots in margins.
33.5 x 45 cm (13.1 x 17.7 ")
Order Nr. SOLVENIAMAP2417
"Goritiae, Karstii, Chaczeolae, Carnilae, Histriae, et Windorum Marchae Descript. " Copper etching after Wolfgang Lazius by Abraham Ortelius in very fine, modern, hand coloring. From the atlas "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius. Published ca 1580.
Map is north oriented. On the left side is part of Carinthis is the upper left and abit lower is Goriza and then the Gulf of Trieste. The Istrian peninsula with the ancient names of its cities and towns points south into the Adriatic Sea. The islands in the lower right have their ancient names of Vegia, Arbi, Cigola and Osero. The lake shown is Lake Zirknitzer, the size much larger than it actually is. In the upper right is part of Styria
Margins are wide except the left margin is narrow as this map was on a page with the Rhaetia map. The map was not printed straight on the page. This is not disturbing by fine, antique maps. Small, repaired tear on lower margin edge. The image of the map is in very fine condition.
34 x 23 cm ( 13.3 x 9 ")
Order Nr. CROATIAMAP2435
Copper etching from: "Geographia" by Claudio Ptolemy. Originally edited and published by Willibald Pirckheimer. This edition, which comprises all 64 maps of the "B" edition, including the "New World", was published by Josephus Meletius 1562 in Venice.
This map shows Austria, southern Germany, the Balkans and Italy. In the north is the Danube river and the Carpathian mountains. In the upper left is a bit of the Rhine river. Text on backside gives historical data in Italian of Rhatien and Vindelicia.
Map has light browning and repairs along centerfold. General condition is otherwise Good.
17.7 x 24.2 cm ( 6.9 x 9.5 ")
"Theil der Illyrischen Provincen - Parte des Provinces Illyrennes". Copper engraving published in Weimar ca 1800.
On the leftside is written in diagonal print "Koenigreich Italien" (Kingom of Italy). In the lower right is a bit of the Adriatic Sea with Monfalcone, the harbor of Alberoni and Nabersina. The city of Goriza is emphasized with a shaded area. In the upper right corner are the towns of Idria and Ronzina.
Map is printed on heavy paper and has wide margins. A few minor spots, mostly in margins. In the upper margin is a light water stain and a repaired tear reaching to map image. Repairs on upper margin edge. The outer edges are somewhat frayed is as often the case with such paper. A few minor creases in margin corner.
30.7 x 40.5 cm ( 12 x 15.9 ")
Order Nr. SLOVENIA2414SOLD
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