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Horvath Collection

These maps are part of the J. Eugene Horvath Collection of Hungarica - a collection of books and maps on Central/Eastern Europe and Hungary. Additional descriptions are available in J. Eugene Horvath's: A Canadian collection of Hungarica, Volume II, Maps and City Views 1493-1817, published 2001.


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Hand col., outlines, copper engraving; 45 x 56 cm. on sheet 52 x 62 cm. ;Detached atlas plate. ;Shows Hungary and the Balkan Peninsula. Includes Romania, Transylvania, Walachia, Moldavia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Dalmatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and portions of Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Albania, and Macedonia. ;Includes physical features and place names. ;Includes elaborate b&w title cartouche in lower right and 4 bar scales within simple cartouche in lower left. ;At head of map: Nova et...
Topic: Europe, Southeastern--Political geography.
Hand col. engraving, 26 x 41 cm. on folded atlas sheet 41 x46 cm. ;"t Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion" ;Includes place names, administrative boundaries, hydrology. ;Relief shown pictorially. ;Includes portions of adjacent countries. ;Possible source: "Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige ..." M. van Goch, Amsterdam 1737 or Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas, Amsterdam 1769. ;Map from the Horvath Collection XXK.
Topic: Hungary--Political geography.
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2 b&w pictorial maps on 1 sheet, copper engraving; each map ca. 10 x 12 cm. on sheet 15.5 x 28 cm. ;Detached plate. ;Alternate title: Casteel van Presburg; Casteel van Buda. ;Shows pictorial map of the Castle of Presburg (also known as Pressburg or Pozsony) formerly in Hungary, now Bratislava, Slovakia. "Donav Flvvivs" (Danube River) only place named on map itself. ;Also shows pictorial map of the Castle of Buda (now Budapest). In the lower right corner are the initials "G...
Topic: Hungary--Special category.
Hand col., engraving. ;[Plate] '13d' in upper right, [plate] 'IV' in upper left. ;"Grave par Cuil Delahaye" ;Encompasses area which straddles border between Belgium and the Netherlands, Antwerp in lower center. ;Possible source: Robert Vaugondy's "Atlas Portatif, Universel et Militaire" ;From the Horvath Collection.
Topic: Belgium--Physical sciences.
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B&w, woodcut print, 10.2 x 19 cm. on folded sheet 20.2 x 40.5 cm. ;Possible extracted from small Latin edition of H. Schedel, "Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum ... [Nuremburg Chronicle]. ;Map in lower left of folded double page with text and illustrations entitled "Serta etas mundi" and "folium Lli". ;On verso "Serta etas mundi" and "folium Llvi" with text and illustrations. ;Map from the Horvath Collection XXL.
Topic: Hungary--Budapest.
B&w, copper engraving, pictorial 19 x 27 cm. on sheet 25.3 x 33 cm. ;Alternate title: "Iauerium vulga Raab ..." ;Stylized representation of the Christian capture of Raab/Gyor from the Ottomans/Turks in 1598 following occupation. ;Latin caption, German legend & 5 columns of German verse below image. ;Source unknown but possibly Georg Hoefnagel for "Civitates Orbis Terrarum", Braun & Hogenberg, Cologne, 16--. ;Map from the Horvath Collection XXO.
Topic: Hungary--Gyor.
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B&w, woodblock print, 24 x 52 cm. on double folio sheet 44 x 61 cm. ;At head of sheet "Berta etasmudi Foliu CXXXIX". ;Latin texts. ;Pictorial prospect of Buda. ;On verso: "Folium CCLXXIII" and Latin texts. ;Source: H. Schedel "Registrum huius operis libri cronicarum ..." [Nuremburg Chronicle]. ;Woodblock cutters: Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff.;Map from the Horvath Collection XXQ.
Topic: Hungary--Budapest.
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Hand col. woodcut print, 9 x 17.5 cm. on sheet 10.4 x 19 cm. ;Published in Sebastian Munster's Cosmographia Universalis, Basel, 1544, vol. VI. ;Pictorial view of Buda with labelled features. ;City coat of arms in upper left. ;Excerpt from page of text entitled "De Vngaria Bvda, uulgo Ofen, prima & regia Vngarici vegni ciutas, culius arcis effigiem hic suis aedificijs expressimus. ;Additional description available in J. Eugene Horvath's: A Canadian collection of Hungarica [CCH]. v. 2,...
Topic: Hungary--Budapest.
Hand col. outlines, 30 x 39 cm. on folded as inseted sheet 35.5 x 44.5 cm. ;"gruvirt von J. B. Pfeiffer" in lower right. ;Map of the Duchy of Transylvania. ;Map includes villages, towns, market towns, road network, hydrology etc. ;Relief shown by shading. ;Possible source: E. A. Bietz "Siebenburgen ein handbook fur Reisende ... ;Map from the Horvath Collection XXP.
Topic: Hungary--Transportation and communication.