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Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly:  Allgemeine Postkarte von Ungarn, Kroatien, Sklavonien und Sibenburgen zur Uebersicht / Mappa Generalis Cursus Publicos Per Hungariam, Croatiam, Sclavoniam, Transilvaniam, Repraesentans

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Title: Allgemeine Postkarte von Ungarn, Kroatien, Sklavonien und Sibenburgen zur Uebersicht / Mappa Generalis Cursus Publicos Per Hungariam, Croatiam, Sclavoniam, Transilvaniam, Repraesentans

Map Maker: Franz Johann Joseph von Reilly

Place / Date: Vienna / 1799

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 19.5 x 13.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $875.00

Inventory ID: 39790


Description:

Rare postal map of Eastern Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Transilvania, and parts of Romania, Serbia, Bosnia, Galitzia and Bukowina, which appeared in Von Reilly and Kuhn's Atlas Universae rei veredariae bilinguis ... Allgemeiner Postatlas von der ganzen Welt . . . , published in Vienna in 1799.

Von Reilly & Kuhn's atlas is the first postal atlas of Europe.  Consisting of 40 maps, it systematically depicted all of the postal routes in Europe in remarkable detail for the 18th Century.

While the map presents minimal topographical features, the atlas is of great importance.

 


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